Barton HealthCare System - South Lake Tahoe, CA

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  • ***This position is temporary for 3-6 months, and requires completion of a Surgical Technician program***

    • Performs a variety of duties associated with the provision of surgical procedures, utilizing sound aseptic technique and established policies and procedures, ensuring safe and effective care.
    • Services are provided based on the ages of the population served; Newborn through geriatric - 65 years or older and in collaboration with the multidisciplinary care team.
    • Performs surgical technician duties functioning at all levels of each surgical specialty.
    • Prepares the OR for cases, assists in room turnover and end of day room detailing.
    • Takes an active role in shared governance.
    The Surgical Technician is under the supervision of the Unit Leader and reports to the Director of Surgical Services.

    • Current CPR/BLS certification by the American Heart Association (BLS for the Healthcare Provider) or ability to obtain prior to start date
    • High school diploma or equivalent education/experience
    • Completion of an accredited Surgical Technician program
    • Minimum of six months previous OR experience
    • Previous experience in stocking and housekeeping in a hospital setting preferred
    • Sufficient computer skills as are required to complete an online application and the pre-employment/annual Net Learning requirements
    • In compliance with patient safety standards, must be able to effectively communicate in English; Bilingual abilities preferred

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the position without compromising services.
    • Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking/sitting
    • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
    • Lifts, positions, pushes &/or transfers patients
    • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
    • Routine Hospital/Healthcare conditions
    • Contact with patients and guests under a wide variety of circumstances
    • Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases
    • Exposure to infections and contagious disease
    • Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and waste
    • Subject to hazards of flammable and explosive gases
    • Exposure to chemicals known by the California Health Department to cause reproductive harm and cancer
    • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations, including the handling of emergency or crisis situations
    • Subject to pressure due to irregular hours, frequent interruptions and stressful situations due to multiple demands

  • (4) Relevant Accredited Clinical Program