Sacramento, California

Position Overview:

Job Summary

Performs direct and indirect technical tasks for patients before, during and after surgical interventions under the direction of licensed staff.

Principal Accountabilities

Community- Promotes a positive relationship between Sutter Health and the community.

Finance - Utilizes resources to deliver quality care in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner.

Growth - As a team member, participates in patient plan of care to achieve optimal health goals.

People - Participates as a member of the health care team in a professional manner according to the Standards of

Excellence/Conduct promoting a positive work environment.

Quality - Assists in providing optimal care to patients during surgery experience in collaboration with surgical team

and meeting facility standards to achieve best possible outcomes.

Service - Cares for patient/family according to the Sutter Difference standards and activities ensuring the best

patient/family experience.



Qualifications:

POSITION SUMMARY

Education, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration

Certification as surgical technologist (CST) is preferred for all new hires; BLS-HCP (the recognized certification provider is determined at the affiliate level).

Graduate of an accredited surgical technologists program or extensive experience as a surgical technologist, such as is usually obtained in approximately 10 years.

Knowledge

Must have demonstrated knowledge of effective English written and communication and basic computer proficiency skills.

Experience

Acute care experience preferred.

Skills

Requires critical thinking skill, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a ever-changing environment and respond appropriately to complex situations.



Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento
Employee Status: Limited Term
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Variable
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

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Sacramento, California

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