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Ortho Neuro Surgical Technician

Company: MercyOne Des Moines Med Ctr
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic medical centers in Des Moines West Des Moines Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals - MercyOne Children's Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) - along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care pediatric internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health - two of the country's foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

Responsibilities
*Sign-On Bonus or Education Assistance!
Care@Work program supporting any child care, pet care, or adult dependent needs
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
Flexible spending accounts
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
Adoption Assistance
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Matching -Retirement Programs
Wellness Program

GENERAL SUMMARY :
Delivers intraoperative care to the surgical patient, primarily in the scrub role. - Serves the patients from neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Scrubs surgical cases in own specialty independently and in other areas with minimal direction.
Maintains knowledge of equipment set-up and functioning and seeks appropriate resource when necessary.
Assists in the circulating role under the direct supervision of R.N.
Prepares for surgical cases in an efficient manner, anticipating needs of patient, surgeon, anesthesia and other O.R. team members.
Provides a safe environment for patient and staff by adhering to standards of aseptic technique and department/hospital policy.
Communicates effectively with patient, staff and physicians.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS :
Participates in orientation of new personnel.
Assists in maintenance of physician preference cards.
Participates in departmental Performance Improvement activities.
Attends department meetings and inservices.

Qualifications
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :
Completion of accredited Surgical Technology program.
Basic Life Support certified within six (6) weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served with three (3) months of hire.
Ability to read, write and speak English language.

Keywords: MercyOne Des Moines Med Ctr, Des Moines , Ortho Neuro Surgical Technician, Professions , Des Moines, Iowa

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