Certified Surgical Tech

Bon Secours Mercy Health

Cincinnati, OH 45217

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

**Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health**


*****Eligible for $10,000 sign on bonus*****


**Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position**


**Facilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies, and equipment. Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds to the needs of the surgical team.**


**Essential Functions:**


+ Provides complete case preparation and has knowledge of special instruments, supplies, and equipment needs to the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.Demonstrates knowledge of patient's rights and responsibilities according to the patient's age and understanding.Demonstrates understanding of patients' Advance Directives.


+ Functions as the scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures by assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure.Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure.Performing surgical counts with the circulating RN according to policy.Assisting with placement of sterile drapes.Provides instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure. Maintains an organized sterile field and ensures the sterility of the field by taking corrective action as needed.Maintains aseptic technique.Retrieves and collects specimens and labels those specimens appropriately and correctly.


+ Cleans and prepares instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination area. Holding room.Assists with post-procedure cleaning of the operative or invasive procedure room and preparation of the room for subsequent patients.


+ Displays and promotes teamwork.Demonstrates flexibility regarding unit/area staffing and scheduling needs.Maintains personal grooming and attire consistent with policy.Pursues professional development and personal development.Participates in ongoing educational and competency verification activities.


+ Promotes cost containment efforts and performance improvement initiatives.Participates in financial accountability by utilizing resources in a cost-conscious manner.Participates in all patient safety care measures.


**Qualifications:**


Graduate of an accredited surgical technology training program or equivalent experience


Certified Surgical Tech (CST), BLS required


One year of perioperative experience is preferred.


Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.


Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:


+ Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans


+ Prescription drug coverage


+ Flexible spending accounts


+ Life insurance w/AD&D


+ Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible


+ Paid time off


+ Educational Assistance


+ And much more


*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status


**S** **cheduled Weekly Hours:**


40


**Work Shift:**


Days (United States of America)


**Department:**


Inpatient Surgery - West


_All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for_ Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, _which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email_ _recruitment@mercy.com._ _If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at_ _recruitment@mercy.com_



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