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Surgical Technologist - Canton

Company: Local Staffing
Location: Canton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Surgical Technologist performs under the supervision of a registered nurse. The functions performed required judgement based on the application of knowledge and adherence to the standards, policies, and procedures of Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital, the Nursing Service Division, and the Department of Surgery.Position RequirementsEnsures correct interpretation of procedures, standards, and techniques.Collaborates with the perioperative team to ensure effective communication.Performs calmly, efficiently, and effectively in stressful and emergency situations.Essential FunctionsAssists the surgical team at the field during the operative procedure by setting up instruments, sutures, dressing, and other sterile supplies for each specific procedure.Checks supplies prior to opening for procedure to verify that physician's needs are present in the room.Differentiates items to be opened or held to promote cost-effectiveness for procedures.Observes sterile techniques at all times, while remaining alert to surgeon's needs.Demonstrates knowledge of instruments, names of instruments, and locations.Demonstrates proper care and handling of instruments and equipment, including proper cleaning and sterilization.Sets up the case in a timely manner without causing room delays.Cares for specimens and cultures as directed by policy.Reports equipment failures immediately using incident report and product failure reports.Removes equipment from room.Physical DemandsProlonged periods of standing and walking.Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 100lbs occasionally, 50lbs frequently, and/or 25lbs constantly.Transferring, repositioning patients.Reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching for patient care functions.Ability to perform effectively in a stressful and fast-paced environment.Exposure to Biological, Chemical, Radiation, and Laser Beam.Educational, Licensure, & Experience RequirementsHigh school diploma or equivalent required.Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technology required.Certification preferred.Previous experience preferred.BLS required.Keywords: Surg Tech, Surgical Tech, NBSTA, Scrub, Operating Room Technician, Surgical Technician, CST, Certified Surgical Technologist, PACU, OR Tech, OR Assistant, Surgical Assistant The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic Health System's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic Health System facility.Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity posterCleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

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