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Surgical Technologist - Aesthetics Services - Part Time

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Duke Health Integrated Practice is an exceptional, multi-specialty physician practice encompassing 140 clinics across North Carolina. We attract and retain premier medical professionals with competitive compensation, benefits, and a nurturing work atmosphere that unites passion and purpose. -Learn more about us: -JOB LOCATION:Aesthetics Services - -3475 Erwin Rd -JOB SUMMARY:We are seeking a Part Time -Srugical Technologist -in our Aesthetics Services -located in Durham, NC to be an integral member of the healthcare team to provide direct and indirect care to patients. -JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Level I

  • New graduate with up to 18 months of full-time equivalent experience.
  • Perform all responsibilities in a manner that demonstrates Service Excellence towards patients, physicians, peers and other departments. Assume responsibility for upholding the policies and procedures of the department and organization.
  • Demonstrates eagerness to learn, takes direction, adapts to changes within unit, demonstrates consistent progress toward Level II.
  • Establishes and maintains sterile field and assures team maintains sterile environment. Demonstrate and practice a good understanding of sterile technique.
  • Has a basic knowledge of instrumentations. Prepare Operating Room with appropriate instrumentation, equipment and supplies.
  • Demonstrates correct and safe instrumentation passing and performs sponge, needle and instrument counts in a safe and accurate manner.
  • Maintain technical skills to serve a patient population comprised of infancy to geriatric clients.
  • Take calls and rotate shifts as required under the direction of a registered nurse.
  • For Surgical Technologists with a dual role in an ambulatory environment, additional responsibilities may include: prepare patients for examinations and procedures in the surgical clinic setting; assist the physician during patient examination and procedures in the clinic; collect and label laboratory specimens for processing; reinforce postoperative instructions under direction of physician or RN; assist with incoming and outgoing patient calls under supervision of physician or RN; remove sutures/ staples, change sterile and non-sterile dressings, following DUHS policies and procedures, under direction of RN or physician; perform other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the RN or physician; schedule and post surgical cases; coordinate complex scheduling of cases which require additional surgical support; update and file patient medical records.
  • Must advance to level II within 18 months.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required. -Level II
    • Perform all the duties and responsibilities of Level I, plus the following:
    • Assist with the teaching of newly hired technologists and student technologists.
    • Serve as a role model to new employees and other staff members.
    • Establish and maintain sterile field and assure team maintains sterile environment independently.
    • Anticipate the needs of the surgical team.
    • Apply basic knowledge of instrumentations to several cases.
    • Demonstrate appropriate and correct case preparation.
    • Competent at unit level.
    • Corrects deficiencies at the case level.
    • Communicate effectively with patients, staff members and physicians.
    • Adherence to standards including but not limited to unit and hospital policies and procedures, regulatory standards, and patient safety goals.
    • Assume responsibility for self and ensures that the policies, procedures and safety practices of the Operating Room and Hospital are reinforced.
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required. -JOB ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
      • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program or the successful completion of the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) certification exam.
      • Level I- Entry level position for new graduates of Surgical Technology program or Surgical Technologists with 0 to 18 months experience.
      • Level II- Requires 6 to 12 months of full-ime equivalent Surgical Technology or relevant military experience -JOB HOURS:The schedule for this position is day shifts, Monday-Friday, with no weekends or holidays. -Some roles within our organization may encompass essential job functions requiring distinct physical and/or mental capabilities. Further details and accommodation requests will be addressed by individual hiring departments. -Duke Health Integrated Practice is dedicated to Equal Opportunity Employment, fostering a diverse workforce without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. -We aspire to build a community grounded in collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our shared achievements rely on a dynamic exchange of ideas, flourishing best when a multitude of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences thrive. Upholding these values is a collective responsibility within our community. -This job description aims to outline representative responsibilities for this title, not an exhaustive account of specific duties. Employees may be assigned job-related tasks beyond those explicitly outlined here. - -

Keywords: Duke Health, Durham , Surgical Technologist - Aesthetics Services - Part Time, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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