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Surgical Technologist

Unity Point Health
2720 Stone Park Blvd
Sioux City IA 51104

Job Description:
To assist the physician in the medical office practice and to perform technical skills in the Operating Room, under the direction and supervision of the physician.

Minimum Education:
-Successful completion of an approved training program for Operating Room Technicians

Minimum Work Experience:
-Preferred Experience: Prior hospital and/or office experience desirable.

Required Licenses/Certifications:
-Certification is encouraged

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
-Must be BCLS certified
-Must be able to complete computer programs
-Must be able to meet the competency of unit assigned to and also be able to successfully complete orientation
-Must be able to meet reliable attendance guidelines
-Must legally perform the essential functions of the job
-Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, including ability to communicate effectively
-Able to distinguish colors
-Able to read, write, comprehend and speak English
Required Skills:
Professional Growth:
-Assumes responsibility for continued growth in areas of competencies, lifelong learning and involvement in unit and hospital quality of care projects. Specialty certifications and continuing education are strongly encouraged.
-Supports use of Evidenced Based Practice and incorporates best practices into daily care routine.
-Participates in mandatory education and unit meetings per established guidelines.
-Complies with all safety goals, infection prevention and risk management policies and procedures.
-Completes annual mandatory education.

-Communicates utilizing the FOCUS Values in all aspects of care and interactions with others.
-Effectively communicates with all team members, physicians, ancillary staff and all customers. Verbal communication is clear and concise, and written communication is legible and done using approved abbreviations.

-Practice indicates compliance with HIPAA, DNV, OSHA and all other regulatory agencies.
-Demonstrates the ability to be flexible in meeting needs of the unit as a team member.

Other Functions:
-Unit specific additional functions will be addressed in the competency checklist specific to the assigned unit. Additional certifications and requirements are unit based.

Operating Room Functions:
-Demonstrates an ability to perform all duties required of a Surgical Technician in accordance with established procedures as required.
-Directs and assists in carrying-out safe aseptic techniques and procedures as outlined in the Operating Room Policy & Procedure manuals; observes & reports contamination &/or breaks in aseptic techniques.
-Directs & assists in the maintenance & handling of special instruments & equipment.
-Always maintains responsibility for ensuring safe patient care.
-Utilizes patient care & unit supplies in a manner that is both patient care & cost effective.
Pay Rate: 16.35 - 24.53/hr
Shifts: Days, Weekends, Variable
Benefits: Medical,Holidays,Pension/401k
Additional Information:
UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's
Sioux City
Shift: 7am - 3:30pm Monday - Friday with 6 days of call per month.

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Nate Wright-Simmons

06/24/19 through 12/31/19

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