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Type: Part Time
Location: Salem, Virginia
Job Code: 00005-19464
Starting in 1909 as a 26-bed facility in the Roanoke Valley, LewisGale has been dedicated to caring for and preserving life for more than a century. Today, our health system has grown to include four hospitals, two
Starting in 1909 as a 26-bed facility in the Roanoke Valley, LewisGale has been dedicated to caring for and preserving life for more than a century. Today, our health system has grown to include four hospitals, two cancer centers, six outpatient centers, and 700 affiliated physicians. Our expansive network stretches from the Alleghany Highlands and Rockbridge County to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, giving us the privilege to serve more than 250,000 patients each year.
At HCA, we believe our success is dependent on a Healthy Work Environment where caregivers, staff, administrators, physicians and volunteers are at the core of a patients-first culture. At the heart of everything we do is applying the same compassion and commitment we have for our patients to our co-workers and colleagues. We work hard to create a place where employees feel empowered to provide the best care possible and experience a rewarding career.
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*
ASSISTS THE REGISTERED NURSE WITH CIRCULATING DUTIES.
Shows knowledge of circulating components/responsibilities as evidenced by completion of skills checklist. Able to assist primary circulator in his/her role. Able to place cautery dispersive electrode on appropriate body parts knowing to check bony prominences; and for metal implants/assess need for shaving at bovie sight. Applies principles of standard and transmission based precautions. Helps maintain a safe environment for personnel and patients. Assists primary circulator to ensure smooth flow in the O.R. Obtains needed medications from drug cart and pharmacy for circulator. Able to assist the primary circulator with little or no prompting and attends to needs of other staff members, anesthesia, surgeon and patient. Assumes responsibility to check the following cases of the day for accuracy and location of needed instrumentation.
EXERCISES SOUND JUDGEMENT AND DECISION-MAKING SKILLS ON BEHALF OF PATIENT, SELF, AND PEERS.
Able to identify potential problems and critical situations involving staff and visitors. Completes skills checklist. Skills checklist is up-to-date. Volunteers to stay late to finish cases or do cases, which are rarely seen.
PURSUES OPPORTUNITIES TO ENHANCE PERSONAL AND/OR PROFESSIONAL GROWTH.
Maintains current BLS for Healthcare Provider training. Completes mandatory education requirements. Attends all in-services/ staff meetings on scheduled workdays. Reviews minutes of meetings held on non-scheduled days. Keeps skills checklist up-to-date. Pursues continuing education outside of hospital.
Preferred Work related experience
Required High School diploma or GED, graduate of Surgical Technology Program or comparable experience in a surgical setting. BLS Certification.
Preferred - Work related experience
Last Edited: 05/14/2018
Diversity is valued and actively promoted in the workforce at all levels. We strive to celebrate cultural and other differences and consider them strengths of the organization.
We are committed to:
Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.
The policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves or absence, compensation and training.