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Surgical Tech Travel At Home Program

Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

SSM Health St. Joseph St. Charles is proud to announce it's new Travel At Home program an alternative "travel nursing" option that offers:

  • High Earning Potential (Hourly Base Rate, plus shift differentials & extra shift pay incentives)
  • Full time hours (36/wk minimum)
  • Flexible assignment commitments (6, 8, 10, or 12 week options)Minimum Requirements include:
    • 2 years experience as surgical technologistApply Today and enjoy the ability to "Travel At Home" as an SSM Health Surgical Technologist!Responsible for the provision of patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary for the care of patients and the maintenance of the Operating Room under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Sets up Operating Room with needed items for patient care; gathers supplies, x-rays, instruments, etc., for cases; handles instruments during procedures. Communicates information to the RN regarding patients.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Practices and implements the technical components of patient care under the supervision of a RN.
      • Collaborates with the RN and other healthcare professionals. to implement a plan of care that incorporates physician preferences, nursing assessments and diagnostic data in a manner that is prioritized, timely, and integrated with the plan of care.
      • Prepares equipment, supply and resource needs based on an individualized plan of care. Re-evaluates and modifies resource needs as needed.
      • Communicates accurate and timely information to the Registered Nurse regarding patients in their care.
      • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to perform all aspects of a variety of surgical procedures. Maintains knowledge and skills to properly operate all surgical equipment and instruments. Utilizes appropriate aseptic technique when handling supplies, instruments, and equipment.
      • Follows laboratory policy and procedure to correctly handle and label all laboratory specimens.
      • Documents quality controls thoroughly and accurately according to unit specific standards.
      • Demonstrates competence in problem solving, conflict resolution, and team building. Serves as a resource to other team members.
      • Organizes and utilizes time efficiently. Demonstrates appropriate prioritization. Maintains an organized work environment.
      • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
        • High school graduate or equivalentEXPERIENCE
          • Either prior OR experience or graduation from an approved surgical technician programPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
            • Constant use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships and to identify and distinguish colors.
            • Constant use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
            • Constant lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
            • Constant standing and walking.
            • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
            • Frequent lifting/moving patients.
            • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching and gripping.
            • Frequent use of clear vision at 20 inches or less.
            • Frequent use of speech to share information through oral communication.
            • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing over 50 lbs.
            • Occasional use of clear vision at 20 feet or more.
            • Occasional use of sitting, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
            • Occasional keyboard use/data entry.
            • Rare kneeling.

Keywords: SSM Health, Saint Charles , Surgical Tech Travel At Home Program, Healthcare , Saint Charles, Missouri

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