Service Coordinator Lead, Ortho Service -Surgical Technologist- Viera Hospital, Full Time

Health First Brevard County, FL

About the Job

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY\:

To be fully engaged in providing Quality/No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship by\: performing a variety of technical activities related to patient care, as well as support activities in the operating room under the direction of an R.N.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES\:

Quality/No Harm\:  Perform a variety of duties in an operating room observing proper techniques to include preparing rooms with appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies, and equipment; open sterile supplies and arrange sterile setups for operations.  Creates, maintains, and terminates sterile field for surgical procedures.  Properly handles and cares for all instruments and equipment. Checks materials and equipment for proper functioning and adequacy; reports faulty equipment and instruments per policy.  Assist with precepting new technical personnel. Participates in recording data on OR records.  Attends in-services and mandatory meetings.  Cooperates with the nurse in the individualized plan of care for each patient.  Anticipates needs of surgeon and surgical assistants in the operating room, passing instruments, sutures, sponges, and supplies needed in an operative procedure.  Demonstrates an ability to perform all duties required of a Surgical Technologist in accordance with established procedures and completion of skills check list. Customer Experience\:  Supports Health First philosophy of people-centered caring.  Participates in action plans to meet Smart Goals.  Displays a positive image and demonstrates a concern for patients, visitors, associates, and physicians.  Contributes to the patient experience as evidenced by positive patient satisfaction scores and HCAHPs scores for department/medical center and/or written compliments by patients/others.  The Service Coordinator Lead must be willing to share information, be a positive force and a recognized leader. This individual should demonstrate initiative and be a self-motivated starter.  Proactively supports the surgeon and service line supervisor as a resource and continually be customer focused. Stewardship\:  Accomplishes turnover in a timely manner, specific to facility by assisting circulator with cleaning and organization of supplies.  Prepares and organizes supplies and materials for the special needs of the patient, surgical procedure, and surgeon’s preference in a cost effective manner.

Qualification:

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED\:

 Graduate of program for Surgical Technologist (Military, Community College, or School for Surgical Technology)  Certification preferred  Three to five years of experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred  Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain.  Meets requirements for Clinical Level II as per Clinical Ladder for the Surgical Technologist (CP 15.60). PHYSICAL DEMANDS\:  Exposure to bio hazardous waste, substances, and unknown diseases.  Vision and hearing to normal range.  Sitting and standing for extensive periods of time.  Frequent lifting, pulling, reaching, and carrying of light to heavy patients and/or objects.  Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds unassisted up to 33% of the assigned shift.

MENTAL DEMANDS\:

 Working under stressful situations.  Continuous concentration on an activity.  Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.  Interacts effectively with members of the medical staff and patient care team.

COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT/SKILLS CHECKLIST\:

Service Coordinators Role\:  Supporting surgeons  Monitoring equipment  Teaching  Preference cards  Maintaining LEAN Mindset  Product Research  Inventory Maintenance  Creating educational tools  VAT research, follow up, roll out