• Surgical Tech 2, Neurosurgery, Full-Time, 12 Hour

    Requisition ID
    2018-11248
    Category
    Nursing Support
    Facility
    Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
    Location
    US-CA-Fresno
    Posted Date
    1/30/2020
  • Overview

    Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California. CRMC encompasses several additional campuses totaling 909 beds to offer the most comprehensive care to our region which includes; the Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital, a behavioral health center, a subacute and transitional care center, a cancer center, and home health services.

     

    CRMC is home to the only Level 1 Trauma Center and has the only comprehensive burn care in the Valley serving 2.5 million people within 9 counties. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state. We have an 84 bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds.

    We are affiliated with one of the top medical schools in the nation - University of California San Francisco Medical School that offers our employees to work with some of the brightest physicians and medical specialists in the nation.

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    In this role you will assist the surgeon and surgical team by passing instruments, sutures, medications and/or supplies as appropriate. Demonstrate advanced knowledge and proficient practice in the first scrub role in the majority of surgical procedures performed at the facility. You will gather and prepare instruments, equipment and supplies for each case and according to doctors' preference cards. Establish and maintain sterile field and surgical aseptic technique. We will help you accept, prepare and label medication per policy and procedure. Collect, prepare, identify and log surgical specimens and cultures per policy. Your expertise will allow you to participate in sponge, needle and instrument counts per policy and procedure. Assist in preparation of the patient for surgical procedure i.e. shaving, positioning and draping. Transport patients by using safety straps, side rails, and proper body mechanics. You’ll need to identify breaks in technique and takes appropriate action. Clean and stock supplies and equipment for assigned area. Expectations are to adapt routine to meet the needs of the patient. Exhibit a higher level of collaboration with peers in making decisions related to surgical patient care.

    Qualifications

    Minimum requirements include:

    • High School Diploma/ GED.
    • Graduation from a recognized Surgical Technician program AND approximately two years Surgical Technician experience. Current BLS certification.

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