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Surgical Services Technician Job Openings by Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster

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Antelope Valley Hospital Job Vacancies 2020

Detail of : Surgical Services Technician Job Opening in Lancaster

Temporary for 6 months.
Job Objective:
Under the supervision of the Director of Surgical Services and/or the Registered Charge Nurse, a Surgical Services Technician must be able to competently perform departmental tasks as well as various supportive services. Tasks and care provided will be guided by the policies and procedures of the hospital and performed under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Observe patients, recognize symptoms, and communicate patient status requiring the attention of a registered nurse
Transports patients to and from the Surgical Services department
Uses standard precautions
Transport specimens
Cleans instruments and equipment per manufacturer recommendations
Assists with clerical duties
Orders and stocks supply, linens and solutions to the appropriate areas in the Surgical Services department and operating room suites
Assist in returning unused sterile supplies to the department's floor stock
Assist in storing surgical equipment to their appropriate areas and help maintain the storage room
Assists in positioning patients for operative procedures
Assists in holding extremities during the surgical prepping of the patient
Documents humidity and temperatures of the operating room suites and the temperatures of the refrigerators and fluid/blanket warmers
Assists in preparing equipment for operative procedures
Able to prepare the transport monitor, complete with modules and cables necessary
Conduct equipment inventory on each operating room for readiness
Non-Essential Duties:
Relieves clerical staff as needed
Answers telephones and directs calls appropriately
Uses computer, fax machines and copiers as needed
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and practices of proper safety skills
Skills and abilities obtained through completion of a basic orientation course provided by surgical services
Ability to transfer patients, gurneys, IV poles, and/or wheel chairs safely
Ability to relieve clerical staff at desk, as needed
Core Competencies: All AVH employees will effectively demonstrate these behaviors :
Accountability Action Oriented
Customer Focused
Effective Communication
Ethics & Values
Integrity & Trust
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or GED
One year of Acute, long-term, and/or institutional experience preferred
Required Licensure and/or Certifications:
CPR Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
May be required to take weekend call rotation as needed by the department
AVH Conduct/Compliance Expectations:
Ability to adhere with AVH Absenteeism and Tardiness Policy
Ability to adhere with AVH Leaves of Absence Policy
Ability to adhere with AVH Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy
Ability to adhere with AVH Recording of Hours Worked Policy
Ability to adhere to the department dress code
Ability to organize work and establish priorities
Ability to expand on own initiative in performance of duties
Skill and ability to follow the telephone etiquette/standards
Conforms to AVH Standards of Excellence
Ability to function effectively under pressure and meet time parameters
Ability to communicate effectively while maintaining good working relationships with coworkers, managers and other hospital staff
Ability to adhere to the normal standards of courtesy and conduct as defined under the rules of hospitality at AVH
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patient, hospital and department information
Ability to adhere to safety rules and regulations
Safely and effectively uses all equipment necessary to carry out duties
Ability to interpret and function under hospital and department policies and procedures
Conforms with required and appropriate JCAHO requirements
Conforms with and supports hospital quality assurance and improvement guidelines
Ability to participate effectively in department and hospital staff education
Display a willingness to work as a team player
Ability to give and support the highest level of patient/customer satisfaction at all times
Supports and adheres to the values and mission statement established by the AVH Board of Directors
Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Compliance & Integrity Program and its requirements; complies with duty to report behavior standard; demonstrates understanding of purpose for a Compliance hotline and the importance of seeking guidance from a supervisor or the Compliance Officer when in doubt regarding a possible compliance issue
Ability to follow the Code of Business Conduct (Standards of Business Ethics and Integrity)
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Work often performed under stressful emotional and physical conditions
May be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, radiation, and contaminated instruments that may cause infections, burns, or cuts which will require the use of PPE
Required to stand and/or walk during entire shift, with limited sitting
Frequent lifting, pushing and pulling of up to 25 Ibs, with occasional requirement to lift, push and pushing up to and over 50 Ibs for the transportation of patients
Required to occasionally bend, twist, squat, kneel and reach.
A detailed description of the physical requirements of this job is maintained in the Employee Health Department.
Closing Statement
Looking for an opportunity to work in healthcare the way you always dreamed you could? At , our employees are at the heart of what we do best – delivering high quality, patient-centered healthcare.
, a 420 bed acute care facility, located just 60 miles north of Los Angeles, the Antelope Valley is one of Southern California’s fastest growing communities. We are a Level II Trauma Center and Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center Accredited . Serving the community for over 50 years, our non-profit hospital has grown to be

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Notes :
  • Application will be treated strictly confidential .
  • Only qualified, short-listed applicants will be invited for furthers process.

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