Surgical Tech/Unit Secretary - Birthing Center, PT

Works closely with the surgeons, anesthesia providers, and registered nurses to assure the delivery of safe quality age specific care to patients throughout the perioperative period. Facilitates the surgeon in the performance of invasive, therapeutic, and diagnostic procedures.  Functions in the role of scrub person.  Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare team members. Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/ accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards. Care will be provided to adult patients.    

 

Performs a variety of secretarial, receptionist, and non-clinical nursing tasks under the direction of the professional staff; interacts with others in a respectful and courteous manner. Documents accurately and in a timely manner. Communicates and collaborates with other healthcare team members. Adheres to organizational policies and procedures; regulatory/accrediting body requirements; and professional practice standards. Care will be provided to patients of all ages from neonates, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults to geriatrics.

Requirements Include: 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 3 years of surgery experience or graduate of an accredited surgical technology program preferred.

  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) certification required.

  • Surgical Technologist certification preferred.

  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred.

  • Previous hospital experience preferred.

  • Previous secretarial experience preferred.

  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider (BLS) certification required I moved these from below and combined into one Education/Work Experience section

Job Specifics
Department: 
Birthing Center
Status: 
Shift: 
7p-7:30a
Average Weekly Hours: 
18
Contact: 
Employment Specialists
Phone Number: 
740.393.9021 or 740.393.9822
E-Mail Address: 
careers@knoxcommhosp.org
Posting Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017