PRN CST

Description

JOB SUMMARY
  • Provide technical services under supervision of Registered Nurse and Physician. Assist in operating room as assigned and directed. May work in Central Sterile Processing and work under job duties of Central Sterile Processing Technician.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
  • Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
  • Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)
  • Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
  • Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
  • Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
  • May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.
  • May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
  • May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
  • May be scheduled as needed including overtime


Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Vocational / Technical Degree in Accredited Surgical Technology Program (Required)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • 0 - 1 year Surgical technologist experience (Preferred)
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURES
  • Required Certifications/Licensures: Certified Surgical Technologists (CST), Basic Life Support (BLS)
GENERAL SKILLS
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Relations
  • Read/Comprehend Written Instructions
  • Follow Verbal Instructions
  • Basic Computer Skills.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Have near normal vision - Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
  • Have good - manual dexterity and eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to perform - repetitive tasks/motion
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Standing - Continuously within shift (67-100%)
  • Walking - Continuously within shift (67-100%)
  • Sitting - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Bending/Stooping - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Twist at waist - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Reaching above shoulder - Frequently within shift (34-66%)