Surgical Technologist, Labor & Delivery, Per Diem
Company: Adventist Health
Posted on: November 15, 2023
Adventist Health Bakersfield has served the residents of Kern
County with skill and compassion for more than 100 years. Our
medical center is a 254-bed acute-care facility that includes key
services areas including emergency care, brain and spine, heart
care, cancer care, orthopedics, surgical services and robotics,
primary care and more. You can also find close-to-home care by
visiting the Adventist Health Physicians Network of providers, our
three Quest Imaging locations and the Adventist Health AIS Cancer
Center - the only comprehensive cancer care center in Kern County
with the Commission on Cancer (CoC) accreditation for our program's
multidisciplinary approach to treating cancer. The hospital is
staffed by more than 645 affiliated physicians, 1,832 associates
and more than 250 volunteers.
Adventist Health Bakersfield has been recognized as one of the
'Best Hospitals' by U.S. News & World Report, regionally ranked #1
in overall hospital quality in the Central Valley among 416
hospitals. The rankings place us in the top five percent of
hospitals statewide and demonstrates Adventist Health Bakersfield's
dedication to quality care for our patients and community.
Adventist Health Bakersfield is the only hospital in Kern County to
earn an A Hospital Safety Grade by The Leapfrog Group eight times
in a row. While this is a great recognition, what it really shows
is our unwavering commitment to our patients, community and mission
of 'Living God's love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope.' Job
Summary: Facilitates physician's performance of invasive and
therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Handles the instruments,
supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure.
Ensures quality patient care during the operative procedure and is
constantly monitoring the maintenance of the sterile field.
Education and Work Experience:
- Associate Degree or Certificate of Program Completion in
Surgical Technology: Required
- Relevant acute care experience: Preferred
- National Board of Surgical Technologists or Association of
Surgical Technologists certified: Preferred
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS
OR HS-BLS OR RQIBLS) certification: Preferred
Facility Specific License/Certifications:
- Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQI BLS) certification:
- Verifies surgery to be performed with consent forms and brings
patient to assigned operating room. Passes instruments to surgeon
during procedure. Anticipates surgeon's needs of additional
supplies. Performs appropriate counts with circulator prior to the
operation and before incision is closed. Prepares sterile
dressings. Secures dressings after incision closure.
- Checks supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedure.
Obtains appropriate sterile and unsterile items needed for
procedure. Sets up sterile table with instruments, supplies,
equipment, and medications/solutions needed for procedure. Helps
drape sterile field.
- Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization.
Assists other members of team with cleaning of room for turnover.
Assists in prepping room for the next patient.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Organizational Requirements: Adventist Health is committed to the
safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we
require that all associates receive all required vaccinations,
including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the
seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during
October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and
OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter.
Medical and religious exemptions may apply.
Keywords: Adventist Health, Bakersfield , Surgical Technologist, Labor & Delivery, Per Diem, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California
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