Trinity Health Surgical Technician - PRN in Germantown, Maryland
Performs patient care duties delegated by the RN related to patients’ personal needs, comfort, and safety. Scrubs for surgical procedures and demonstrates competence while functioning as a member of the surgical team. Prepares and maintains supplies, instruments, and equipment related to surgical intervention. Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.
Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Successful completion of adult basic education evaluations for math and reading
- Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend the English language
- Visual accuracy
- Auditory acuity
- Basic computer skills, to include data entry and retrieval
- Ability to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and accurately
- Ability to identify and distinguish color, temperature, texture, and size
- Ability to lift a minimum of 35 pounds, as determined by the nature of the patient care unit. Must be able to push, pull, lift patients and equipment (e.g. beds, stretchers).
- Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel.
- Current BLS certification
- Completion of an approved technologist program or previous technologist experience of at least one year.
- Current certification as surgical technologist (CST) preferred.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
- Frequent lifting of patients, weights up to 35 pounds
- Frequent pushing of equipment up to 50 pounds
- Moderate noise level, occasionally loud noise created by alarms, patients, equipment
- Moderate computer use, sitting at desk, typing
- Supervised by Director-Nursing and/or designee. Is accountable to and works under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.
Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.
Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.
Job Number: 00056916
Location: Germantown, MD
Organization Name: Holy Cross Health
Facility: HCMD - Holy Cross Germantown Hospital
Employment Type: Part time
Shift: Rotating Shift