Dignity Health Surgical Technician in MERCED, California

Overview

Mercy Medical Center (MMC), a Dignity Health member, is a 186 bed acute care, religious sponsored, not-for-profit hospital located in the city of Merced, California. MMC opened on May 2, 2010 and employs over 1,300 people, making it one of the largest employees in Merced County. MMC has a professional relationship with more than 250 local physicians. Major programs and services include: one licensed acute care facility with a family birthing center, intensive care unit, emergency care and four floors housing, telemetry and medical/surgical nursing units. There are three outpatient facilities, Mercy UC Davis Cancer Center, Mercy Outpatient Center and the Mercy Medical Pavilion. Services at these outpatient centers include home care, physical and cardiac rehabilitation, ambulatory surgery, cancer care, laboratory, imaging and endoscopy. MMC primary service area includes the cities of Merced, Atwater, Winton and the County of Merced.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Under direct supervision of the Physician and Registered Nurse, assists in the performance of technical surgical procedures in the operative environment. Sets up the operating room for procedures according to physician preference card and the type of surgical intervention to be performed, the patient's age, developmental and size considerations. Performs selected surgical scrub functions in the operative suite involving patient preparation, as well as preparation of the suite and attendant instruments and supplies. Patient age populations served, and the specific competencies that comprise this job title are found in the Department/Unit Orientation & Initial Assessment of Competency checklist for this unit/positions, and -by reference- form a part of this job description.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Must possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate

  • Completion of an Accredited Surgical Technologist Program or Certified Surgical Technologist designation from (AST or NCCT)

  • Must be able to take call shifts as assigned. Not required for MOSS.

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Preferred Qualifications

  • One year experience as an OR technician

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Job ID 2018-61870

Employment Type Full Time

Department Ambulatory Surgery

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Medical Center Merced

Shift Day

Location MERCED

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 0700-1600

Work Schedule 8 Hour