Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating from The LeapFrog Group, Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing. Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite. Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at: http://www.mercydurango.org/
Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Surgical Technologist participates as a member of the surgical nursing team. The Surgical Technologist performs all task in a manner that is cost effective without compromising the quality of care. Call coverage is assigned on a rotating basis. Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an Accredited Surgical Technology Program
Experience in hospital environment preferred
Registration required / Certification desirable. American Heart Association BLS certification required within 90-day orientation period.
OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Working knowledge of principles and practices of aseptic technique. Principles of growth and development for the entire lifespan with the ability to provide care appropriate for the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Vision sufficient to read medical records, instruments, documentation, and visual changes in client condition. Hearing sufficient to interact with client who may be unable to speak at normal voice level. Mobility (including lifting, bending, stooping, reaching) and dexterity sufficient to assist clients and handle required instruments.
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