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Surgical Technician

Company: MercyOne Newton Med Ctr
Location: Newton
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
MercyOne Newton Medical Center is a fully owned hospital of MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center and a member of MercyOne Network.It is located in the city of Newton, Iowa, county seat of Jasper County. Positioned on Interstate 80, the nation's only east/west transcontinental interstate highway, Newton is about 30 miles east of the Des Moines metropolitan area, which has a population in excess of 400,000.MercyOne Newton has a well-deserved reputation for bucking the trend of diminished health care in rural America by enhancing the quantity and quality of its services during the last two decades. This has been accomplished by expanding, remodeling and providing technological improvements to its physical facilities and by adding new physicians. -MercyOne Newton employees and local doctors are known for their highly productive "Iowa work ethic," emphasis on compassion and quality patient service, and loyalty to -the hospital and the community.Our campus in Newton has 48 beds and about 200,000 square feet of space. Attached to the hospital is a 50,000-square-foot medical office building containing local physician practices and the hospital's physical medicine and rehabilitation center.MercyOne Newton is one of the largest employers in Jasper County, along with the local school system and the county government.
Responsibilities
POSITION SUMMARY: Assists surgical team before, during, and after surgery by performing duties required for patient care in the operating room. -ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Adheres to aseptic technique.Demonstrates knowledge and judgment concerning intra-operative client care delivery.Demonstrate ability to establish priorities and organize effectively.Demonstrate competence in clinical care.Assumes responsibility for own personal growth and education.Demonstrates written and verbal skills.Demonstrates a positive attitude and interest in work by maintaining acceptable work habits and behavior.Demonstrates knowledge and assists in the education of clients, family and staff.Demonstrates commitment to Customer Service.
Qualifications
EDUCATION: Completion of accredited Surgical Technician training program. - -EXPERIENCE: Prefer one year of more of hospital operating room experience. -QUALIFICATIONS: Must be knowledgeable of aseptic principles and care of the intra-operative patient. - Maintains BCLS certification at health care provider level.Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instruction in English. - Ability to read and interpret documentation such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction and procedure manuals. - Ability to effectively communicate with customers and employees. -LICENSURE: National certification or working toward certification.

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

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