TITLE: Surgical Technologist
LOCATION: Columbus, Ohio
Are you considering a career change?
Looking for a smaller community(25K population), that offers a low cost of living(18% lower than US average) and plenty of activities in the area but is within an hour of a large city.
If so, an opportunity to work with an integrated health care system based in east central Ohio is looking for someone to join their team.
The system is a not-for-profit and has over 300 physicians and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the area.
The system is the largest provider in a six county region and a primary referral center.
It offers a higher level of service than what is typically found in a community of its size including open-heart surgery, trauma care, a Level II neonatal intermediate care unit, neurosurgery and
comprehensive cancer services.
They are proud of their rich history of serving the community and vow to continue the tradition of healing and caring with compassion, trust, innovation and excellence.
Functions as a part of the surgical team to provide care in the intra-operative phase of the surgical or obstetrical procedure using knowledge of instrumentation and equipment to ensure the best possible outcome for each patient.
Properly decontaminates instruments and/or scopes, re-sterilize, and maintain log of activity.
Keeps the equipment coordinator and/or manager informed of problems or suspected problems with the various pieces of equipment in the operating room.
Supports maintenance of accurate preference cards through communication with surgery team.
Demonstrates proficient knowledge and skills, ability to, and willingly accepts an equality on-call schedule as dictated by staffing levels.
Demonstrates the ability to reduce cost per procedure by not opening supplies that are not needed.
Demonstrates ability to respond to hospital within 30 minutes.
Serves on department specialty focus team and accepts responsibility of assigned area(s).
Experience as a Surgical Tech of at least 1-2 years of experience.
Completion of an accredited surgical technology program (some staff grandfathered due to change in this requirement).
Current CPR or within 30 days of employment.
Knowledgeable of anatomy and physiology.
This position will be general OR and the surgical tech and they are expanding and are adding 4(2 are 40hr week and 2 are 36hr week plus full time benefits).
Requires working into evening shift, taking call and working a weekend rotation.
The hospital will offer an hourly range between $17.17-$23.09 hr depending on experience and a great benefit package.
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