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Steward Health Care System Surgical Technician -$29.32/hr-$43.60-40hrs/Days in Taunton, Massachusetts

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

C ompassion

A ccountability

R espect

E xcellence

S tewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

POSITION SUMMARY:

A Surgical Tech is a member of the patient care team, who is assisting under the direct supervision of the surgeon while at the same time providing assistance to the physician performing surgery.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting the surgical team in providing quality patient care.

  • Demonstrating knowledge of as well as supports the philosophy and objectives of the department.

  • Promotes effective communications between surgeon and staff.

  • Ensure adequate supplies and is knowledgeable in operation of equipment and instrumentation.

  • Cooperates with charge nurse and OR Manager in working toward common departmental goals.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the responsibilities of a team member.

  • Perform other departmental duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Completes work assignments within an acceptable time frame.

  • Uses time and resources to the best possible advantage for successful completion of job responsibilities.

  • Develops and maintains efficient working relationships.

  • Is reliable in respect to attendance.

  • Is Reliable in respect to punctuality.

  • Recognizes the importance of team efforts and partners with others to achieve positive outcomes.

  • Is responsible for ongoing development of his/her work skills through the use of available resources (i.e.: in-services, formal educational programs, other work groups and on-the-job training).

  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-services and/or reviews documentation as required.

  • Assists in the orientation of others and actively participates in mentoring.

  • Performs analytical and decision making functions with minimal supervision.

  • Recognizes and seeks assistance/consultation when appropriate.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of relative Hospital and all-departmental policies and procedures including safety issues.

  • Possesses awareness of programs/services provided by Hospital and where they are located.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

  • Education: High School education or equivalent preferred. Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program.

  • Certification/Licensure: Certified as a Surgical Technologist preferred.

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