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Surgical Technologist Trainee (Big Island, FT-40) Multiple Openings!

Company: Queen's North Hawaii Comm Hosp
Location: Waimea
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

About Us To fulfill the intent of Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV to provide in perpetuity quality health care services to improve the well-being of Native Hawaiians and all the people of Hawaii. Scope of Service Operating Room (OR) - Cases scheduled 0645 to 1730 Monday through Friday which consists of 5 operating rooms. Services are provided to patients of all ages, 1 year of age to adult requiring major or minor surgical specialty services - Cardiovascular, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Gastroenterology. Obstetrics/Gynecologic, Otolaryngology, General, And Trauma surgery. Responsibilities I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES: --- With guidance from a Preceptor, Trainee Shall: o Performs assigned surgical "scrub" - duties and maintains sterile techniques for all surgical procedures. o Prepares the patient, operating room, equipment, and instruments for surgery, maintaining aseptic techniques in accordance with nursing practice and standards of care. o May be responsible for the assessment, treatment, or care of patients of all ages. Must be competent in the interpretations of the patient's self-report or behavior and the information must be interpreted with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional, & chronological maturtion process. Treatment should be individualized & reflect an understanding of the developmental needs and range of treatment for each patient. II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: --- Essential: standing, walking, stooping/bending, twisting body, finger dexterity, seeing, hearing, speaking, lifting usual amount of 35 lbs up to 50 lbs, pushing/pulling usual amount of 50 pounds of force, carrying usual amount of 35 lbs, reaching above/at/below shoulder, repetitive arm/hand motions, static/frequent gripping of an object for prolonged periods. - --- Operates computer, copier, printer, fax machine, multi-line telephone, and various surgical equipment, instrumentation and supplies. III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: --- Not substantially subjected to adverse environmental conditions. - --- Exposed to chemicals, body fluids, communicable diseases. --- Required Personal Protective Equipment: Eye protection, gown, mask, mask with face shield, non-sterile/sterile medical gloves, CAPR. IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE: --- High school diploma or equivalent. --- Current BLS/HCP CPR certification. B. EXPERIENCE: --- One (1) year experience as a medical assistant, nursing assistant or related field. --- Experience to demonstrate: o Strong organizational and self-motivational skills. o Ability to deal with patients/visitors tactfully and courteously. o Ability to work and maintain composure under constantly changing situations with numerous interruptions. --- Familiarity with medical supplies and instrumentation in an acute care setting preferred. Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet

Keywords: Queen's North Hawaii Comm Hosp, Maui , Surgical Technologist Trainee (Big Island, FT-40) Multiple Openings!, Healthcare , Waimea, Hawaii

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