Ortho Neuro Surgical Technician
Company: MercyOne Des Moines Med Ctr
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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
*Sign-On Bonus or Education Assistance!
Care@Work program supporting any child care, pet care, or adult
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Flexible spending accounts
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Matching -Retirement Programs
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
Prepares for surgical cases in an efficient manner, anticipating
needs of patient, surgeon, anesthesia and other O.R. team
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
Attends department meetings and inservices.
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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