LV Surgical Tech

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  • TWO HARBORS, MN
  • LAKE VIEW HOSPITAL
  • 05 Operating Room Department
  • Unscheduled - Days - To be determined
  • Allied Health
  • FTE: 0
  • Req #: 20288
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The Surgical Tech is responsible for rendering technical skilled care to patients during operative procedures under the direction of the registered nurse; preparing for surgical procedures; cleaning and turning over instruments, equipment and rooms for surgery. Responsible for processing instruments and ordering supplies needed for the endoscopy procedures. Responsible for transporting patients and specimens and assisting physicians and RNs with endoscopy procedures as directed.
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    • Assists in evaluating the patient plan of care within the environment, contributes to overall unit efficiency, safety, workflow and utilization; performing other related duties as assigned.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: Graduate of a surgical tech program.
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or Military Training Network.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: N/A
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her assigned area. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the area/department policies and procedures.
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    • READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
    • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Ability to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, ability to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
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      • Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
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      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
      • Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 35 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
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      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      • Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
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    • WORKING CONDITIONS
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, blood borne pathogens, extreme cold or extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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