Owned by Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), Coliseum Medical Centers is a 310 bed facility offering a 24-hour emergency room, inpatient and outpatient surgery options, rehabilitation programs, behavioral health and diagnostic services. In addition, CMC breadth of care options includes specialty facilities such as the Coliseum Heart Institute, an advanced cardiac center offering all services from non-invasive cardiology to open heart surgery, Coliseum Rehabilitation Center, Coliseum Robotics Institute, Coliseum Cancer Institute, Coliseum Center for Pelvic Health, Coliseum Diabetes Management Center, the Family Ties Birthing Center, which includes a level III neonatal nursery, Coliseum Pulmonary Center, and the Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health provides treatment to adults with psychiatric and addiction issues. The services provided include inpatient and outpatient programs, as well as, a specialty program for senior adults. For more information about Coliseum Medical Centers' services visit http://www.coliseumhealthsystem.com/ .
The OR Technician, under the direction and supervision of the RN and Surgical Services Supervisor, assists in the performance of a variety of both invasive and non-invasive operative procedures. Technical responsibilities include functioning in the role of operating room technician (ORT) for surgical procedures and the knowledge of sterilizing techniques needed to carry out the procedure. The ORT maintains surgical equipment and maintains adequate stocking of surgical supplies and related equipment. Other responsibilities include, maintaining appropriate sterilizing techniques in cleaning the rooms and/or necessary supplies.
This is a highly visible role with a large degree of physician and patient interaction. The ORT should strive to promote harmony in the unit.
The quality of care given in the Surgical Services area will be determined by the philosophy, mission, and values of the hospital and the Department of Nursing. The ORT will maintain and support the standards of nursing care and practice in order to meet the health care needs of patients, their families, and the community. Duties include the following:
Qualifications: EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
- 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 ORT demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, restraints, and National Patient Safety Goals.
•Graduate from an accredited Surgical Technologist program (required) LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
•Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
•Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technology program
•CST (preferred) EXPERIENCE:
•Minimum of 1 year Surgical Tech (ORT) experience is (preferred)
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom