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Surgical Technologist Certified/Full-Time

Company: Montrose Memorial Hospital
Location: Montrose
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Montrose Hospital has been rated in the top 100 small hospitals in the nation for the 6th time in a row!!! COME WORK WITH US!!!!

Montrose is a historic Colorado town on the beautiful Western Slope of the Rocky Mountains, perched in the perfect spot to serve as your base camp for year-round outdoor adventure. Montrose Memorial Hospital offers patients personalized and professional healthcare, backed by the latest technology and practices. In addition to providing advanced medical care, the hospital strives to be an integral part of the community it serves, leading the way in improving and maintaining the health of the entire population. The culture of community service is nurtured between and among the staff at Montrose Memorial Hospital. As a community grows, so must its delivery of healthcare. In the rapidly expanding part of southwestern Colorado, Montrose Memorial Hospital plays a vibrant and vital role in maintaining the health of the community it serves and attracting people to the area.

Montrose is nestled within easy reach of a remarkably vast selection of outdoor experiences. Thus the slogan "Stay here. Play everywhere." With the plummeting depths of the Black Canyon National Park just to the east, the towering and majestic San Juan Mountains to the south, the expansive Uncompahgre Plateau to the west, and lake-bejeweled Grand Mesa to the north, and an expansive water sports park right in the middle of town, Montrose is literally surrounded by an endless variety of prospects for exploration and adventure. There is something for everyone!

Position Overview:

Functions as an instrument technician, coordinating and assembling appropriate instrumentation for each individual case, passing instrumentation, appropriate medications, and anticipates the needs of the surgeon. Follows the established plan of care and provides direct surgical care interventions within the scope of practice. Works under the supervision of the OR Clinical Coordinator, Director of Surgical Services and/or RN (Circulator). Collaborates with unit/hospital staff and other health professionals.

Essential Functions:

a) Uses acceptable standards of practice based on AORN/AST Standards to help the individual/family identify and meet basic health need and to achieve a positive surgical outcome.

b) Works independently as a Scrub Technician displaying expert knowledge of surgical instrumentation for a variety of cases.

c) Understands surgical techniques and recognizes breaks in techniques.

d) Works closely with the Circulating RN to assist Surgeon to perform cases in a timely manner and organizes work to reduce downtime between cases.

e) Promotes a climate in which patients can act in their own interest or intervenes when they are unable to do so.

f) Uses nursing process, in collaboration with the Circulating RN, to provide patients education and patient care planning.

g) Uses available resources to help bring a better understanding of specific surgical processes to fellow workers.

h) Works to achieve desired health care outcomes by effectively utilizing human and material resources.

i) Is accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to nursing practice across all roles, within the scope of practice.

j) Other duties as assigned.

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Keywords: Montrose Memorial Hospital, Snowmass , Surgical Technologist Certified/Full-Time, Other , Montrose, Colorado

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