Holland Hospital Surgical Technician in Holland, Michigan
Under RN supervision, serves as an integral member of the Surgical Services care team by providing assigned patient care and/or support services as delegated and permitted by law and regulatory bodies and institutional policies and procedures. This position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and service appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her area.
Minimum Education/Training: High School Diploma (or GED). Graduate of accredited Surgical Technology program or equivalent experience in Surgical Technology.
Registration/Certification or License Required: Current BLS for the Healthcare Provider or completed within 60 days of hire.
Preferred Education: Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).
Preferred Experience: Two years experience as Surgical Technologist.
Physical Requirements: Lift and carry 40-50 lbs. Push/pull +/- 150-200 lbs.(Patients on bed, stretcher). Lateral transfer 150-200 lbs. (ie. Patient) Occasional sitting. Occasional twisting, reaching overhead, squatting, kneeling. Occasional keyboard use. Frequent standing, walking. Frequent bending, reaching forward. Continuous talking, hearing.
Other Requirements: Ability to multi-task. Ability to tolerate high levels of mental stress/strain. Good interpersonal communication skills.