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Surgical Technologist Trainee (Big Island, Full-Time, 40) Multiple Openings!

Location
Honokaa, Hawaii
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
31 Jul 2022
About Us

To fulfill the intent of Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV to provide in perpetuity quality health care services to improve the well-being of Native Hawaiians and all the people of Hawaii.


Scope of Service

Operating Room (OR) - Cases scheduled 0645 to 1730 Monday through Friday which consists of 5 operating rooms. Services are provided to patients of all ages, 1 year of age to adult requiring major or minor surgical specialty services - Cardiovascular, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Gastroenterology. Obstetrics/Gynecologic, Otolaryngology, General, And Trauma surgery.


Responsibilities

I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:
With guidance from a Preceptor, Trainee Shall:
o Performs assigned surgical scrub duties and maintains sterile techniques for all surgical procedures.
o Prepares the patient, operating room, equipment, and instruments for surgery, maintaining aseptic techniques in accordance with nursing practice and standards of care.
o May be responsible for the assessment, treatment, or care of patients of all ages. Must be competent in the interpretations of the patient's self-report or behavior and the information must be interpreted with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional, & chronological maturtion process. Treatment should be individualized & reflect an understanding of the developmental needs and range of treatment for each patient.

II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Essential: standing, walking, stooping/bending, twisting body, finger dexterity, seeing, hearing, speaking, lifting usual amount of 35 lbs up to 50 lbs, pushing/pulling usual amount of 50 pounds of force, carrying usual amount of 35 lbs, reaching above/at/below shoulder, repetitive arm/hand motions, static/frequent gripping of an object for prolonged periods. 
Operates computer, copier, printer, fax machine, multi-line telephone, and various surgical equipment, instrumentation and supplies.

III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Not substantially subjected to adverse environmental conditions. 
Exposed to chemicals, body fluids, communicable diseases.
Required Personal Protective Equipment: Eye protection, gown, mask, mask with face shield, non-sterile/sterile medical gloves, CAPR.

IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Current BLS/HCP CPR certification.

B. EXPERIENCE:
One (1) year experience as a medical assistant, nursing assistant or related field.
Experience to demonstrate:
o Strong organizational and self-motivational skills.
o Ability to deal with patients/visitors tactfully and courteously.
o Ability to work and maintain composure under constantly changing situations with numerous interruptions.
Familiarity with medical supplies and instrumentation in an acute care setting preferred.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet

 

 


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Details

  • Job Reference: 672397192-2
  • Date Posted: 31 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Queen's North Hawaii Comm Hosp
  • Location: Honokaa, Hawaii
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent