With a tradition of caring that began nearly 135 years ago, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, is home to the nationally recognized Dorcy Cancer Center, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, a nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence (NAPBC) and the only hospital in Pueblo with da Vinci robotic surgical technology. St. Mary-Corwin provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Pueblo and the surrounding region. This hospital has long been known for providing exceptional service and leading-edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest standards of care. Our areas of specialty include trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, stroke, cardiology, da Vinci minimally-invasive surgery, cancer and oncology, diabetes care/education, sports medicine and more. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmarycorwin.org/.
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 105535
Recruiter Contact: Theresa Manous, TheresaManous@centura.org
Clinic/Department: 7211 SMC SURGERY
Hospital: ST MARY CORWIN HOSPITAL
A Surgical Technology Student Extern is a Non-Certified PRN employee. A student extern will perform in a “Second-Scrub Role” capacity and is allowed to hold retractors, cut suture, sponge, suction and manipulate an endoscopic camera. They will also participate in opening surgical cases, room turn-over, putting extra supplies, instrumentation and equipment away and picking cases. Additionally, the student intern may be scheduled to take 2nd call on weekdays and weekends as needed.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
- High School graduate or GED
- Must be enrolled in a CAHEP Accredited Surgical Technology Program and successfully placed in a clinical rotation.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Must have successfully completed one clinical rotation in a surgical setting.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association
- Registered with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) as a surgical technologist.
Heavy Work - exert/lift up to 100 lbs. force occasionally, and/or 50 lbs. frequently, and/or 20 lbs. constantly.
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.