Surgical Technologist

Job Requisition #: JR56471

End Date: 5/31/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing), Technician (Clinical)

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening

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PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To assist the surgical team, under the direction of a professional nurse, implementing skilled nursing care for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients undergoing surgical procedures.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs assigned procedures for comfort and well-being for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients,
  • demonstrating a concern for safety.
  • Assists in updating physician reference sheets.
  • Participate in the nursing care plans, functioning as an effective team member.
  • Demonstrates ability to scrub on all procedures, minor to major.
  • Communicates effectively to patients, families, employees, and physicians, utilizing both written and verbal
  • communication skills.
  • Responds appropriately to crisis situations as outlined in unit specific standards, initiates interventions within scope of responsibility; notifies RN.
  • Maintains required credentials of BCLS and mandatory inservice patients.
  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent,
  • adult and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret
  • information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed.
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. 
  • Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that
  • may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Schedule:

The position is actually 7a-730P and 11a-730p for 80 hours

 8 and 12 hour shifts (2- 8's and 2- 12's)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Graduate of an accredited Operating Room Technician program; or minimum 2 year ORT experience preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

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Inclusion & Diversity

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.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

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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