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Surgical Technician

Company: CHI St. Vincent Health
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Overview CHI St. Vincent, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community. It takes a skilled team of surgical technologists tol support the wide variety of surgery services we offer to the community. We---re actively connecting with Surgical Technicians who are interested in joining our already established team. Responsibilities Checks case cart and gathers instrument and supply needs prior to surgical procedure. Assists in hemostasis as directed by sponging, clamping, ligating, removing clamps, cutting sutures, using the electrocoagulation unit and suctioning. Assist in the reduction of fractures by stabilizing and keeping the bone in alignment during the application of screws, pins, intramedullary rods, implants and/or while the bone is being drilled. Performs ongoing procedural assessment during procedures/therapies Observes patient responses toward procedure and inform appropriate personnel for any untoward reactions. Complies to all infection control policies and procedures identified in the departmental manual including but not limited to: Universal Precautions, Transmission-based Precautions, TB control in the O.R., Departmental Dress Code, Controlling Traffic, Maintaining positive pressure in the O.R., Maintaining acceptable room temperatures, etc. Qualifications Graduate of an approved surgical technology program OR graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing with attendance of the core curriculum for perioperative nursing or equivalent training, and licensed to practice in the State of Arkansas Basic Life Support (BLS) Must be able to rotate taking surgical call (weeknights / weekends).

Keywords: CHI St. Vincent Health, Little Rock , Surgical Technician, Professions , Little Rock, Arkansas

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