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Surgery Tech in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 11/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time · Days + Call · M-F 9-530 with call· 80
  • Location:
    Munster, IN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    2 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    11/1/2018
  • Job ID:
    22686

Job Description

Job ID:  22686

Category:    Nursing Services

Facility:    Community Hospital • Surgery CSC

Schedule:    Full-time • Days + Call • M-F 9-530 with call • 80

Location:  Munster,  IN


Accountable to the Nurse Manager/Nursing Supervisor.  Functions as a member of the Surgical and Endoscopy team to deliver peri-operative care to the surgical patient.  Has necessary knowledge to prepare and maintain a safe and sterile environment,  and skills to perform primary scrub or second assist for general surgery and other special procedures of a more complex nature, all in a manner which supports the Standards of Nursing Care.  Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.  Displays a high regard for human life and respects the dignity, uniqueness, worth and right of each individual
 
•          Must be a graduate from a recognized surgical technician training program.
•         Require the Indiana State Certification for the Surgical Technician and maintain renewal periods (certification required after 7-1-09).
•         Current certification in Basic Life Support (CPR) is required.
•         2-3 years surgical technician experience preferred in an out-patient hospital/surgery center facility.

 
Surgical technologists, graduate from surgical technology programs accredited through ARC-ST, a collaborative effort of AST and ACS, by CAAHEP. CAAHEP is a recognized accreditation agency of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). In addition, surgical technology programs are located in educational institutions that are institutionally accredited by agencies recognized by the United States Department of Educations (USDE) or the Joint Commission. The ARC-ST is also a member of the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA).

For new graduates after July 1, 2009, Certified Surgical Technologist Credentials, administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSAJ), must be obtained within 12 months after graduation.

All technicians must accumulate 15hr of AST approved continuing education related to Surgical Technology per calendar year (July 1st thru June 30th).

 

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