Special Technician- Operating Room- Days- FT 40hrs/wk
St. Mary's Hospital Amsterdam - Amsterdam, NY

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Special Technician- Operating Room- Days- FT 40hrs/wk

Category:
Nursing

Department:
Operating Room

Locations:
Amsterdam, NY

Posted:
Feb 01, '13

Type:
Full-time

E-mail to a friend About St. Mary's Healthcare:
When St. Mary's Healthcare at Amsterdam first opened its doors on April 19, 1903, the hospital had 11 employees, 20 beds and a deep-seated resolve to provide all members of the community with the finest in medical care and the utmost in compassion. More than a century later, St. Mary's has over 1,000 staff, 143 beds, four family health centers, a comprehensive system of behavioral health services and a fervent commitment to the mission-based philosophy of our founding sisters, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.

The Mission of St. Mary's is to care compassionately for those we serve with dedication to excellence and Christian ideals." In 2002, St. Mary's became a sponsor of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit health care system in the nation. Ascension Health and St. Mary's share the promise of providing healthcare that works, healthcare that is safe and healthcare that leaves no one behind.

Job Description:
Shift- Days, Call requirement, occasional every 8th weekend and occasional overtime required.

Workweek: FT 40hrs/wk

The Surgical Technician provides basic nursing care to patients and monitors a safe and clean environment in order to assist the RN in the routine care of patients and in the organization of the surgical suite. Work is performed under the supervision of a registered nurse and in accordance with established hospital standards, nursing department structure and the philosophy, goals and objectives of the nursing department.

Requirements:
Formal Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience: 1 year

Minimum Knowledge: Requires advanced knowledge of principles and practices within a professional field or recognized body of formal knowledge.

Experience Desired: Associates degree preferred.

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