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Surgical Technician

Johnston-Willis Hospital - Richmond, Virginia

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Job Code: 00035-36699

Full-time

Days (rotating weekends)

Johnston-Willis Hospital is seeking a Surgical Technician who is ready to apply their skills to our family within an organization that supports your professional career development. Apply today for immediate consideration!
 
Johnston-Willis Hospital, a 292-bed acute care facility, is located in the upbeat, North Chesterfield area, a short drive from Chesterfield Town Center, offering an abundance of restaurants and shops. Johnston-Willis Hospital is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63rd on Fortune’s 500, and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!
 
Among other awards and certifications, the Joint Commission has awarded Johnston-Willis Hospital the Gold Seal of Approval and named us a Top Performer on surgical care, perinatal care, pneumonia, heart attack, and hip and knee replacement. Our ER is also the only state-authorized Level III Trauma Center in Chesterfield County.
 
Johnston-Willis Hospital performs more da Vinci® robotic surgeries than any other single facility in Central Virginia and is the first in Virginia to be designated as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery (COERS) by the Surgical Review Corporation. Additional surgical specialties include:
 
Thoracic, colorectal, general gynecology, gynecological oncology, general surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), urology, and urogynecology.
 
SURGICAL TECHNICIAN CHALLENGES AND TASKS
  • Assists with nursing care of patients under supervision of OR Registered Nurse.
  • Functions as sterile scrub caring for patients undergoing surgery within OR suite.
  • Sets up sterile surgical field using aseptic technique, utilizing knowledge of Human Anatomy and Physiology and physician’s preferences for surgical instrumentation, suturing, passing, dissecting, retracting, and closing of surgical wounds.
  • Assists circulating Registered Nurse with operating room set up, equipment, and positioning of the surgical patient.
  • Follow AORN Preoperative Standards and Recommended Practices and the HCA ethical and compliance principles and values.
  • Patient Rights - The OR Technician will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.
  • Patient Safety – The OR Technician demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.

EDUCATION
Required: Surgical Technology Program graduate, or equivalent training
 
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION
Required: Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Preferred: Certified Surgical Technologist
 

Last Edited: 04/21/2017

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