TOP REASONS TO WORK AT ADVENTHEALTH HENDERSONVILLE
Join a family of caregivers who provide whole person care; body - mind - spirit, to peoople living in communities accross Western North Carolina.
AdventHealth Hendersonville offers the uncommon compassion of a hometown community hospital powered by the support of a national health care system enabling it to provide services, technologies, and facilities to meet the whole health needs of our communities.
Faith based organization that extends Christ's healing ministry to every person, every time.
Co-workers who feel like family and together deliver on our Service Standards of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy and Own it.
As a part of the more than 1,100 team members who make up AdventHealth Hendersonville, you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth and leadership development.
WORK HOURS SHIFT
M - Th 7:45 to 5:00 and Friday 7:45 to 1:00
YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR
Assist surgeon during invasive procedures and endoscopic procedures.
Ensure the exam room is adequately prepared for the procedure.
Monitor PAR level of all surgical instruments and supplies.
Clean and sterilize all surgical instruments.
Participate in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities.
Interact professionally with patient and family.
Provide patient with explanations and verbal reassurance, if necessary.
Notify appropriate licensed professional when patient complains of pain.
Adapt procedures to meet individual needs of neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients for treatment.
Demonstrate competence in care of specimens and accurately handle specimens at all times.
Assist in positioning, prepping, and draping of patients for procedures.
Carry out medical/surgical asepsis during treatments/procedures.
Maintain safe environment for patient, co-workers and self, per hospital policies and procedures.
Check all equipment/instruments needed, prior to each procedure to ensure proper functioning.
Protect patientâ€™s sensitivities and right to privacy; closely observe patient with minimal disturbance.
Treat patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identify and address psychosocial, cultural, ethnic, and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
Follow aseptic technique when opening sterile supplies and setting up procedures.
Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care error.
Clean and prepare rooms between procedures and after last patient; restock supplies when necessary and organize effectively for end of day clean up.
Be responsible for the care of instruments and equipment during intra/postoperative phase, including cleaning and processing of instruments.
Follow written procedures for steam sterilization; know responsibilities and the necessity for chemical and biological monitoring.
Consult with other staff members when in question or unfamiliar with equipment or procedure.
Complete documentation within shift and meet current standards, policies and procedures.
Establish and maintain effective communication and good working relationship with co-workers, for the patientâ€™s benefit.
Make decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment within the Technicianâ€™s scope of practice.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Graduate of an accredited Surgical Tech Program required.
National Surgical Technician certification or must be certified within one year of employment required.
Current American Heart Associateion BLS certification required.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing required.
Assist surgeon during clinic visits and invasive procedures. Ensure exam rooms are adequately prepared for procedure. Monitor PAR level of all surgical instruments and supplies. Clean and sterilize all surgical instruments.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.