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Non-RN Specialty Coordinator Surgical Technician

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Providence is calling a Non-RN Specialty Coordinator for Full-Time Day Shift to Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

We are seeking a Non-RN Specialty Coordinator with demonstrated peri-operative clinical expertise and competence. Assist the clinical staff in case preparation activities. Plan and coordinate intra-operative care for patients undergoing surgical intervention Participate ordering and maintaining surgical supply inventory. Ensure the order, functionality, and availability of OR supplies and equipment Establishes an effective line of communication with sales representatives, surgeons, ancillary staff and peers. Participate in select patient care activities such as scrubbing, positioning, room turnovers and transporting. Work collaboratively with the Director of the ASC in meeting the department's budgetary objectives.

In this position you will:

  • Scrub in various surgical specialties

  • Assist with the coordinating of equipment, supplies, team training and troubleshooting
  • Observe work ethic in regard to surgical aseptic technique
  • Inspect OR suite daily for cleanliness, functionality and safety
  • Coordinate team to inspect for outdated supplies
  • Collaborate with SPD and Materials Coordinators to ensure needed instrumentation and supplies are ordered and available
  • Assist with the orientation and continued education of other Surgical Technicians
  • Take corrective action when violations to operating room principles occur and informed supervisors
  • Communicate with the Charge RN and Director
  • Ensure surgeon preference cards are updated and accurate
  • Assist with the organization of supplies to ensure Lean processes occur
  • Ensure all future cases picked appropriately
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own professional practice in regard to:
  • Attendance, punctuality and patient confidentiality
  • Positive public relation image and working relationships
  • Obtaining necessary knowledge and skill needed to maintain competence and certifications
  • Completing all mandatory requirements, including annual safety programs, CPR, infection control and annual physical
  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, department and hospital goals including:
  • Attending and participating in division meetings
  • Volunteering or accepting assignments for projects
  • Mission, vision and team ground rules

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduated from a school of Surgical Technology
  • Certificate of Surgical Technology
  • 5 years experience as Surgical Technician
  • Knowledge of surgical equipment and supply management
  • Maintains an effective interdepartmental and public relationship by keeping open lines of communication
  • Anticipates needs of the team and ensuring smooth operational flow (i.e., transports patients to OR to meet turnaround goal)
  • Initiates problem resolution for identified opportunities for improvement or difficult interpersonal situations
  • Demonstrates consistent professional attitude in all interactions (including conflicts) with patients, families, physicians and co-workers
  • Participates in monthly departmental in-services and coordinating specialty team meetings and in-services
  • Responds to identified team and/or patient care needs by directly assisting staff members without being so directed
  • Adapts and accommodates to changes in daily routine without restraint
  • Ability to deal effectively with many people across a broad range of cultural backgrounds and ages
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate work
  • Ability to work effectively with many people at various levels of the organization
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and appropriately prioritize
  • Ability to clearly communicate with internal and external customers, including, but not limited to, patients, co-workers, management, physicians, and visitors
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance to hospital policy

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Lead Technician experience

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John's Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines. The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Santa Monica , Non-RN Specialty Coordinator Surgical Technician, Other , Santa Monica, California

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