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Delivery Room Certified Surgical Tech

Company: WCHN (Western Connecticut Health Network)
Location: Danbury
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

New Grads Welcome! Danbury Hospital The OB Surgical Technologist assists the professional nurse in performing direct and indirect patient care activities and works under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse/Circulating Nurse. Provides technical assistance in the services provided during the labor and delivery stages of the obstetrical process and performs surgical scrub duties for OB related cases. Facilitates turnover of operating rooms and delivery rooms. Requires critical thinking skill, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Capable to work in an ever-changing environment and respond appropriately to complex situations. May perform clerical/other duties as assigned. High School Diploma and minimum of one year job-related experience. Surgical Technologist Certification (CST). BLS for Healthcare Providers. Must be a graduate from an accredited surgical technologist program, certified within 12 months of hire, or LPN license with prior surgical tech experience in an OB setting. Knowledge of anatomy, procedures, instrumentation, equipment and supplies by anticipating the surgical needs at the field. Consistently demonstrates and applies principles of aseptic practice as defined in AORN recommended practices. Understands the preparation and specific use of all equipment and supplies used for vaginal and cesarean delivery. Participates in "times-outs" prior to the start of the surgical procedure according to hospital policy guidelines. Verifies medications, concentrations, expiration dates of all medications received on the sterile field in concert with the circulating RN. Handles all "sharps" in a safe and protective manner in consideration of self and others in supportive roles, such as, core techs, environmental services, and CPD staff. Demonstrates knowledge of the step by step progress of vaginal and cesarean delivery and displays dexterity in the use of the required instrumentation. Identifies emergency situations and uses judgment in instituting established procedures to respond to emergencies in a calm and efficient manner.

Keywords: WCHN (Western Connecticut Health Network), Danbury , Delivery Room Certified Surgical Tech, Healthcare , Danbury, Connecticut

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