Surgical Technologist - Egleston.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Atlanta, GA

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Description

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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Graduation from recognized Surgical Technologist Program

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1 year of work experience as a Surgical Technician

strongly preferred

  • Previous pediatric operating room experience
strongly preferred

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
The

Surgical Technician

assists in providing competent nursing care to patients and families whose health care needs range from uncomplicated to highly complex and rapidly changing. The scope of responsibility will encompass technical, organizational and team skills, and clinical resource. To proactively support the efforts that ensures delivery of safe patient care and services and to promote a safe environment at Children's.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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Assists in the ongoing process of healthcare delivery to patients and parents incorporating age related and developmental specific requirements.

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Provide technical skills assisting surgeon or staff and operating surgical equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Maintains knowledge of current equipment and supplies.

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Utilizes effective communication skills in providing care to patients and families. Assist in collaborative practice with the health care team.

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Demonstrates cost effectiveness and efficiency with regard to time management and supply use.

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Participates in orientation of students, staff members and other health professionals.

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Performs on-going department specific tasks as assigned.

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Manages own professional development by rotating through other specialties to maintain competence.

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While clinical staff may serve a specific patient population, they have the potential to care for patients within the age population range served at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Clinical staff will have competencies that will incorporate age specific guidelines. This age population includes:

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N = Neonate (less than 30 days)

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I = Infant (30 days to 1 year)

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EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years)

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LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years)

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A = Adolescent (13-17 years)

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AD = Adult

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ALL - all ages

Location

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Children's at Egleston

Hours Per Week

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40

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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is a not-for-profit hospital system that specializes in pediatric health care, research, and...