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Certified Surgical Tech

Company: Medical Facilities Solutions
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

*CERTIFIED SURGICAL TECH*MFS has an immediate opening for Certified Surgical Tech for its local healthcare client in Palo Alto, California. This is 3 months contract role. This opportunity comes with competitive pay and great benefits. For instant consideration to this position, Apply Now!*PAY:* TDB (BASED ON EXPERIENCE)*BENEFITS:* HEALTH/VISION/DENTAL INSURANCE PAID TIME OFF 401K (UPON QUALIFYING)*JOB DETAILS: ** Shifts Available: Rotating 10s & 12s days/evening shifts (preference is evenings), main hospital requires on call* Length of contract: 13 weeks or more/less open to what is available!* Work Location: Palo Alto, CA* Teaching Hospital Experience: Preferrable with 2 years*JOB DESCRIPTION *The ideal candidate will act as a member of the surgical team in providing patient care to patients undergoing surgical procedures. Prepare the appropriate instrumentation and materials for use on the surgical field, passing instruments to the surgeon during the procedure, room turnover and may act as a resource or preceptor in assigned service when requested.* Anticipates the needs of the surgeon by passing instruments, supplies and equipment in a timely manner.* Applies previous experience and knowledge when dealing with new surgical procedures.* Communicates in a positive, clear, and concise manner to all members of the surgical team.* Correctly selects and utilizes sterilization methods appropriate to specific instrument, supply, or equipment.* Demonstrates ability to provide appropriate care based on the needs of the individual taking into consideration age, culture, and developmental issues.* Handles specimens and medications using correct technique and according to departmental policy and procedure.* Maintains sterile technique as well as sterile instruments, supplies and equipment.* Monitors and communicates to surgical team members breaks in technique and unsafe patient situations.* Performs the necessary surgical counts on sharps, small items, instruments, and sponges with the circulating nurse prior to opening, during, and after closing the incision.* Prepares the surgical field by opening correct supplies and preparing instruments and equipment needed for the scheduled case. Assures all materials are available and in working order and verifies own skill in using equipment correctly.* Utilize knowledge of normal/abnormal anatomy and physiology, anticipates, and responds to needs of surgeons by requesting instruments/supplies based on procedure and case progress.*MINMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ** Education: High School Diploma or GED High school diploma or GED equivalent and completion of an accredited program or formal structure surgical program, (e.g., military services)* Experience: Completion of an accredited program recognized by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting or formal structure surgical program, (e.g., military services)* Licenses and Certifications: o BLS - Basic Life Support o CST - Certified Surgical Tech*KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS & ABILITIES** Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions* Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus* Ability to solve problems and identify solutions* Ability to speak/write effectively at a level appropriate for the job* Knowledge and theoretical understanding of normal/abnormal anatomy/physiology* Knowledge and understanding of surgical procedures to anticipate needs/request from surgeons* Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area* Knowledge of general safety procedures* Ability to use judgment to determine own workflow* Ability to provide appropriate care based on the needs of the individual taking into consideration age, culture, and developmental issues.* Knowledge of normal anatomy and physiology, anticipates and responds to needs of surgeons by requesting instruments/supplies based on procedure and case progress.*Note: MFS is an equal employment opportunity employer *Job Types: Full-time, ContractPay: $45.00 - $55.00 per hourExpected hours: 40 per weekBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Medical Facilities Solutions, Pleasanton , Certified Surgical Tech, Healthcare , Pleasanton, California

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