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Surgical Technologist - $19+ per hour

Company: North Mississippi Health Services
Location: Tupelo
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

North Mississippi Health Services is seeking a Surgical Technologist for a job in Tupelo, Mississippi.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Surgical Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Staff**Transporting Patients:**

    * Transports patients from nursing units to the holding preanesthesia unit ( PAU )
    * Assist the circulating nurse to transport patients from PAU to the O.R

    **Transports Specimens:**

    * Transports specimens to the lab and delivers blood products from the blood bank to the O.R. according to established policies and procedures

    **Transports Sterile Supplies/Equipment:**

    * Transports sterilized trays, instruments and equipment to assigned OR rooms as needed
    * Inspecting sterile package integrity, storage conditions and equipment for possible damage that would decrease its ability to perform needed functions

    **Transports Potential Radioactive Supplies:**

    * Transports supplies and bio hazard trash to and from the appropriate area designed for radioactive contamination

    **Environmental Duties:**

    * Assists in cleaning assigned OR rooms during the turn over process
    * Mopping floor, and/or wiping down surgical bed, equipment, including trash removal

    **Assist OR Team:**

    * Assists OR team in preparing for surgical cases
    * Opens sterile supplies including disposables and surgical trays pertinent to OR procedure
    * Making O.R. bed
    * Positioning patient, holding extremities, setting up equipment to increase OR room utilization

    **Monitor Traffic:**

    * Help limit traffic in and out of O.R. rooms to cut down potential contamination of sterile environment.

    **Shave Preps:**

    * Performs preoperative shave preps as needed, according to policy and procedure.


    * Attends required in-services, annual review and educational programs/training


    * Adheres to NMHS/NMMC Policies/Procedures/Guidelines
    * Complies with applicable Local/State/Federal policies/procedures/guideline/regulations/laws/statues


    * High School graduate or equivalent required
    * American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification at HCP Level; required
    * Three months of orientation/training depending on experience
    * Orientation/training will include aseptic techniques, safety, transporting patients, shave preps, OR process, knowledge of supplies and trays, Surgical procedures, environmental process and standard precautions
    * Good written and verbal communication required
    * Interaction with a patient population of all ages ranging from neonates to geriatrics, requiredNorth Mississippi Health Services Job ID #2232-000AFE. Posted job title: Turnover Team Technician- Surgery, 3P-11P, Full TimeAbout North Mississippi Health ServicesAt North Mississippi Health Services, we believe in connecting you to a career that challenges you, engages your mind and inspires you to be the you you always wanted to be. We also believe in celebrating everything that makes you uniquely you your talents, your perspectives and your passions and connecting you with others to create a supportive and innovative team that aspires and achieves together. Most of all, we believe in helping you leverage and connect your personal passion with a much greater purpose. Were committed to helping our team of over 7,000 unique individuals discover what connects you to our mission, vision and ultimate why our patients.With seven hospitals, more than 60 clinics, four long-term care facilities, state-of-the-art womens and behavioral health facilities and multiple outpatient care centers, we have a variety of career opportunities waiting for you.Required
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Keywords: North Mississippi Health Services, Oxford , Surgical Technologist - $19+ per hour, Healthcare , Tupelo, Mississippi

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