Center For Same Day Surgery

Wichita , KS
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F/T & PRN Surgical Technologist PRN RN PACU & OR

Center For Same Day Surgery
Wichita, KS Full time
Posted on October 22, 2017

Surgical Technologist & Endo Technologist:

Position Summary:

Position is responsible for handling instruments, supplies and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure, as well as maintaining a constant vigil of the sterile field.  Serves as a resource for others and participates in the preceptorship of students as well as staff on orientation.

 

Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

·         Provides a safe, efficient and supportive environment for the surgical patient.

·         Checks supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedure.

·         Sets up sterile table correctly with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for procedures.

·         Performs counts with circulator as indicated.

·         Gowns and gloves surgeon and assistants.

·         Assists in draping sterile field.

·         Passes instruments, etc. to surgeon during procedure.

·         Prepares sterile dressings.

·         Identifies and communicates staff, physician and patient needs.

·         Prepares and correctly labels prescribed medications and solutions under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.  May administer surgical flush or irrigation under direct physician supervision.

·         Follows departmental and OSHA standards, policies, procedures, and precautions in the performance of all job duties to ensure a safe work environment.

·         May perform other duties as assigned or requested

 

Qualifications:

 

            Education and/or Experience

·         High school diploma or GED required.

·         Graduate of a Surgical Technologist program or successfully completed an accredited nursing program. 

·         Current Operating Room experience as a Scrub Tech preferred.

 

Registered Nurse:

Position Summary:

Provides professional nursing care to patients including a comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs, planning, coordination, teaching, documenting, counseling, and providing direct physical care.  Evaluates patient response to care and progress towards outcomes. Assists other personnel providing delegated aspects of care. Demonstrates knowledge of and delivers care in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.  

 

Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

·         Demonstrates the ability to assess and evaluate age appropriate data.

·         Implements interventions based upon the physician's medical plan and standards of care including medication and treatments with knowledge of therapeutic intent.

·         Utilizes critical thinking to appropriately delegate tasks and evaluate the effectiveness of care.

·         Provides professional nursing care based upon identified nursing problems.

·         Promotes team work through collaboration, positive communication and role modeling, respecting the individuality of each patient, family members, and fellow staff.

·         Supports the management team in establishing and implementing goals of the unit, including quality improvement activities, staff meetings, performing tasks as requested, and by increased awareness of own responsibility to help contain costs.

·         Contributes to continuity of care and effective communication by documenting and reporting care provided.  Reports changes in the patient’s condition to the appropriate person in a timely manner.

·         Responsible for patient and family safety, identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate.

·         Assumes responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

·         Supports a work environment that is highly supportive of a professional practice role, including accepting preceptor responsibilities for new staff members and affiliating students.

·         Follows departmental and OSHA standards, policies, procedures, and precautions in the performance of all job duties to ensure a safe work environment.

·         May perform other duties as assigned or requested

 

Qualifications:

            Education and/or Experience

·         Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN), or 3 year diploma in nursing, from an approved (Accredited by NLN or CCNE) college or university required.

 

·         BSN from an approved (Accredited by NLN or CCNE) college or university preferred.

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