• Surgical Tech 2 , Surgery, Part Time, 12 Hour

    Requisition ID
    2017-8379
    Category
    Nursing Support
    Facility
    Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital (FHSH)
    Location
    US-CA-Fresno
    Posted Date
    6/19/2018
  • Overview

    Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital (FHSH) is a unique specialty hospital in Central California known for its luxurious accommodations, excellent patient experience and five-star cardiac, vascular and bariatric surgery services. Healthgrades and patients alike, have rated our facility among the top California hospitals when it comes to providing a healing environment. More than 90% of patients surveyed indicated they would definitely recommend us to family and friends. Healthgrades also ranks us in the top 5% nationally, recognizing our hotel-like environment and service with the Outstanding Patient Experience Award, eight years in a row. We have 48 private patient suites that are able to accommodate a patient's overnight guest. Also, an additional nine private intensive care suites. We are a technologically advanced facility with surgical suites that promote minimally-invasive techniques for cardiac, vascular, bariatric and general surgery.

    Employee Benefits

    We provide robust benefit plans with competitive premiums for medical and dental/vision along with retirement plans. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off from your first day of employment. Other Benefits include: Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, educational and professional certification reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Fitness Center, 24 hour Subway, onsite concierge service, and Retirement Planning classes.

    Please apply today to be considered for this challenging and dynamic position!

    Responsibilities

    SURGICAL TECHNICIAN 2

    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

    High School Diploma/GED. Graduation from a recognized Surgical Technician program and approximately two years Surgical Technician experience. The following requirements must be completed within one year hire/transfer into position: completion of at least 10 CEU's; presentation of departmental in-service.

    LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS MINIMUM REQUIRED: Current BLS certification.

    PREFERRED: National certification.

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