Job Requisition #: JR58194

End Date: 6/28/2022

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Technician (Clinical)

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Surgical Services is seeking candidates for a full time Surgical Technologist. The Surgical Technologist is responsible for aiding the professional nurse or doctor during the perioperative phase of the patient's surgical experience. Provides care to all age groups of patients. This job requires employees to demonstrate initial and annual competencies Performs other duties as assigned by management. Requirements Essential Job Responsibilities: - Prepares for surgical procedures prior to surgical cases. - Assists with lifting, turning and holding extremities of patients. - Provides care to all age groups of patients. - Knowledge of anatomy and physiology and surgical technology - Must be able to anticipate the needs of the supervising surgeon by providing medical supplies. - Maintain aseptic technique for safe delivery of care. Education: High School, American Heart Association BLS certification required. Must be a graduate from a surgical technology program or a military apprenticeship program. Licenses: None Experience: Minimum 2 years' experience preferred, 1 year experienced required as a Surgical Tech. Physical Requirements: Physical (prolonged standing, walking, moving, and lifting of equipment) and emotional stamina. May be expected to work overtime as needed. Must be able to lift trays of instrumentations (minimum of 50 lbs). Job may have to work for long periods without relief. Hours will vary and overtime is expected if necessary. Adept at working video and mechanical equipment. Visual acuity and manual dexterity. Performance Requirements: Attention to read and understand basic instructions and policies, ability to work independently and as part of team and communicate effectively.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

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Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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