Surgical Technician

Location
Richmond, Virginia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 09, 2018
Closes
Jan 16, 2018
Ref
00035-40557
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Why our employees like working at Chippenham Hospital:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foq9XNwTRXA

Chippenham Hospital, a 466-bed acute care facility,
is located on the Southside of Richmond, a short drive from the beautiful, outdoor Stony Point Fashion Park, offering an abundance of shops, restaurants, and even a dine-in movie theater. Chippenham Hospital is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63rd on Fortunes 100, and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!

The Joint Commission
awarded Chippenham Hospital the Gold Seal of Approval and named us a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for advanced primary stroke, heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, perinatal care, hip and knee replacement and surgical care
. We are also a Certified Chest Pain Center and a Level II Trauma Center
, which means we provide fast, skilled care in lifes most difficult moments.

With the
Hansen Sensei X Robotic Cardiac Catheter System
, and the orthopedic MAKOplasty® Robotic Arm for Total Hip and Partial Knee Replacement
, we boast the most innovative robotic surgical procedures in multiple specialties that you will find in the region, including:

 

Breast diseases, Diseases of the colon, Esophageal disease, Diseases of the spleen, Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease - GERD, Pancreatic disease, Endocrine pathology (thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery), Abdominal wall conditions (inguinal hernia and ventral hernia), Diseases of the stomach and appendix, Gastrointestinal oncology, Hepatobiliary disease (gall bladder and liver), Melanoma and other skin cancers (including sentinel node biopsy), Heart Surgery, Gynecologic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

 

SURGICAL TECHNICIAN CHALLENGES AND TASKS Assists with nursing care of patients under supervision of OR Registered Nurse.

  • Functions as sterile scrub caring for patients undergoing surgery within OR suite.

  • Sets up sterile surgical field using aseptic technique, utilizing knowledge of Human Anatomy and Physiology and physicians preferences for surgical instrumentation, suturing, passing, dissecting, retracting, and closing of surgical wounds.

  • Assists circulating Registered Nurse with operating room set up, equipment, and positioning of the surgical patient.

  • Follow AORN Preoperative Standards and Recommended Practices and the HCA ethical and compliance principles and values.

  • Patient Rights - 
    The OR Technician will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.

  • Patient Safety - 
    The OR Technician demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.

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