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Surgical Technologist

Company: Lcmc Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

*Your job is more than a job*As a trusted member of the operating room team, your top priority as a Surgical Technologist is a safe surgery for every patient. Youre the watch dog in the OR protecting patients from harm by maintaining a sterile environment. Its all about preparation and anticipation, ensuring the instrumentation and equipment is there when the surgeon needs it.As a Surgical Tech youre an extra pair of hands when needed passing out surgical instruments, positioning the patient, or sometimes, holding retractors if the surgeon asks. Stress? Not a problem, you say, because you thrive on responsibility, focus on the little things, and organize like nobodys business. And thats what we love about you.Your experiences, knowledge, skills, your empathy, compassion, personality, all of it adds up to you. And were excited to get to know you and find out what youll bring to this crucial surgical team role.*Your Everyday** Assist the circulating nurse with patient positioning, confirmation/preparation of operative site, care of operative specimens and room turnover.* Establish and maintain an organized sterile field.* Use proper sterilization methods for instruments prior to procedures.* Understand asepsis and the standards and techniques to addressing asepsis and takes corrective action when any unsafe practice, conditions or breaks occur.* Prepare the operating room with sterile supplies, instruments, and sutures.* Follow policies for scrubbing, gowning, gloving, draping and counting with the circulating nurse.* Perform the role of first scrub on basic surgical cases.* Anticipate the needs and assists the surgeon with retracting tissue, holding instrumentation and cutting suture*The Must-Have**Minimum:** Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist program* Current BLS Certification*Preferred:** Surgical Technologist certification* Previous experience as a surgical technologist*Your Extras ** Deliver healthcare with heart.* Give people a reason to smile.* Put a little love in your work.* Be honest and real, but with compassion.* Bring some lagniappe into everything you do.* Forget one-size-fits-all, think one-of-a-kind care.* See opportunities, not problems its all about perspective.* Cheerlead ideas, differences, and each other.* Love what makes you, you - because we do.*LCMC Health *Our people make health happen. While our NOLA roots run deep, our branches are the vessels that carry our mission of bringing the best possible care to every person and parish in Louisiana and beyond and put a little more heart and soul into healthcare along the way. Celebrating authenticity, originality, equity, inclusion and a little come on in attitude is the foundation of LCMC Healths culture of everyday extraordinary.*You are welcome here *LCMC Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee discount* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Day shift* Evening shift* Monday to Friday* On callAbility to Relocate:* New Orleans, LA: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Lcmc Health, New Orleans , Surgical Technologist, Healthcare , New Orleans, Louisiana

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