Mercy Medical Center Clinton CST Main Operating Room Full Time Days in Nampa, Idaho

Department:

ID110_26010 Main Operating Room

Expected Weekly Hours:

36

Shift:

Day Shift

Position Purpose:

At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care.

Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, provides set-up and preparation of surgical procedures for physicians and surgical staff. Provides support and communicates directly with surgical teams and supervisory staff.

Job Description Details:

Skills, Knowledge, Education, and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Graduate of LPN or Surgical Technologist Program required.

  • Certification as a Surgical Technologist (CST) required.

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support for HealthCare Provider (BLS/HCP) certification required.

  • One year of scrub experience in acute care hospital setting preferred.

  • LPN requires one year of scrub experience in acute care hospital in at least three primary specialties.

  • Able to independently function in at least one other specialty area.

Essential Functions:

  • Meets Health System's Guiding Behaviors and Caring Standards including interpersonal communication and professional conduct expectations.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills to competently care for all assigned age groups (Neonate, Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric as applicable).

  • Demonstrates compliance with hospital safety policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of cautery safety (grounding pad and cautery use during procedure).

  • Recognizes breaks in aseptic technique and takes immediate corrective action.

  • Demonstrates equipment checks to assure proper functioning.

  • Updates and reviews surgeon preference cards.

  • Able to gown and glove other members of the perioperative 'sterile' team.

  • Able to gown and glove self through use of closed and open method.

  • Anticipates and prioritizes surgeon needs. Communicates with RN Circulator to obtain needed resources. LPNs may function under the Nurse Practice Action with RN supervision.

  • Responsible for technical equipment and supplies (e.g., inventory, usage, organization, maintenance in own specialty area).

  • Trouble-shoots equipment within own specialty to bring to resolution.

  • Independently manages instrument, sponge and sharp counts for all procedures in specialty areas and all procedures assigned outside of specialty.

  • Assists and/or follows direction of the RN Circulator to set up a room and obtain equipment, etc.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.