HCA, Hospital Corporation of America OB Technician PRN in Gulfport, Mississippi

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES - Under general supervision, functions as a member of the sterile team. Facilitates safe therapeutic surgical procedures through competent preparation and arrangement of supplies/equipment; in accordance with established Policies and Procedures of Garden Park Medical Center. Assists in transportation and nursing care of surgical patients of all ages, as well as, assisting with and assuming general departmental duties and responsibilities. Perform basic patient care/para-medical duties as assigned by RN.

DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: 1. Assembles supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedures.

  1. Prepares sterile instrument table.

  2. Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards.

  3. Maintains aseptic techniques and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.

  4. Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients.

  5. Transports patients to and from surgical suite.

  6. Positions patient according to type of surgery.

  7. Assists the surgical team in surgical procedures which may include passing instruments, sponges and sutures.

  8. Maintains work area.

    1. Gathers equipment for cleaning and sterilization.

    2. Assists in the monitoring of the patient through the procedure.

    3. Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

    4. Orients and mentors new staff members.

    5. Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

    6. Practice and adhere to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement".

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES - This position requires the following minimal requirements: 1. Must have customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  1. Must be detail-oriented with ability to sustain concentration over long periods of time.

  2. Must have critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

  3. Must role model ethical, safe, fiscally responsible practices

  4. Must be able to read and comprehend written instructions and follow verbal instructions.

  5. Must have the ability to handle multiple priorities.

  6. Must demonstrate teamwork and team building skills

EDUCATION - Successful completion of an approved Scrub Tech course preferred..

EXPERIENCE - Six (6) months experience as a Scrub Tech in a hospital setting may be considered.

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE - May be a C.O.R.T.; current BLS certification

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS - Constant (2/3 or more of time): Standing/walking, sitting, twisting, lifting/carrying 30-40 pounds, pushing/pulling, working in hot/cold/wet surroundings, chemical exposure, operates machinery, hazardous waste, wears protective equipment. Frequent (more than 1/3 of time): Climbing, bending/stooping, use of arm/leg/back muscles, lifting/carrying 2-51 pounds or more.

/Making Garden Park Medical Center a great place to work is a top priority/

At Garden Park, we want to be the employer of choice on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. We understand that our employees juggle multiple demands both in and outside of the workplace.

For this reason, we offer a variety of programs and resources to help meet your needs. Our focus is clear: a culture focused on recruiting and retaining talented employees within a culture where you are our top priority. An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D.

Title: OB Technician PRN

Location: Mississippi-Gulfport-Garden Park Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06212-2780