Dignity Health SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST I in Bakersfield, California

Overview

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1910. Learn more at.

Responsibilities

The Surgical Technologist (ST) is an integral component of the surgery team providing expertise in the role of the scrub nurse. The ST works closely with the Registered Nurse in planning for and providing care to the operative patient, and in meeting the needs of the surgeon. Provides appropriate patient care according to the age of the patient, specifically: neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. Responsible for maintaining patient confidentiality as per Administrative Policy. 0-2 yrs experience, graduate of an accredited surg tech school. Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program. Can scrub, set up and maintain a sterile field and preform the duties of a Surgical Technologist for all surgery specialities Must have the ability to read, write and speak English. CPR Required, Surg Tech Certification preferred but not required.

Qualifications

0-2 yrs experience, graduate of an accredited surg tech school. Can scrub, set up and maintain a sterile field and preform the duties of a Surgical Technologist for all surgery specialities Must have the ability to read, write and speak English. CPR Required, Surg Tech Certification preferred but not required.

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Job ID 2018-64350

Employment Type Full Time

Department Surgery

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Hospital Bakersfield

Shift Day

Location Bakersfield

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 0900-1700 M-F with on call and float between campuses

Work Schedule 8 Hour