Temporary Travel Senior Surgical Tech - Rex CVOR

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Join our ONE Great Team! UNC Health was recently named a Top 150 Places to Work in healthcare by Becker's Healthcare. UNC Rex Healthcare was named #7 Best Hospital for Nurses to Work by NurseJournal.org. Join our award winning team as a traveler.

Travelers Support:

  • UNC Rex Hospital

Requirements:

  • Three (3), 12 hour shifts per week required
  • Required to work every other weekend for the duration of the agreement period
  • Required to float to like unit(s) with same level of care as needed

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Non - Benefits Eligible Option

Agreement duration is 13 weeks - (with the ability for one 13 week renewal). Eligible for 403b teammate contribution.

Hourly Rates :- $57/hr

Benefits Eligible Option

Agreement duration is 26 weeks. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision and 403b teammate contribution.

Hourly Rates: $45/hr

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

SUMMARY:

This position serves as a Temporary Travel Senior Surgical Tech in the CVOR. Surgical Technologists (ST) are allied health professionals who assist in the preparation and care of surgical patients ranging from infancy to geriatrics under the general direction of a professional nurse. The ST possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a surgeon's performance of invasive, therapeutic, and diagnostic procedures. The ST who has a dual function in the operating room and the ambulatory setting demonstrates competency in the care of surgical patients preoperatively and postoperatively in the ambulatory surgical clinic setting.

DESCRIPTION OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

1. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)

1. Perform all the duties and responsibilities of Surgical Technologist 1-B. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-B (Expert/Service Specific Lead Tech)1. Perform all the duties and responsibilities of Senior Surgical Technologist-A. 

2. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)2. Provide leadership at unit level to correct safety/clinical quality deficiencies. Lead / implement changes at the unit level. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-B (Expert/Service Specific Lead Tech)2. Provide leadership at the peri-operative surgical service unit level. 

3. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)3. Assist with the teaching of newly hired technologists and student Operating Room technologists. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-B (Expert/Service Specific Lead Tech)3. Presents or teaches at the Surgical Service/ Hospital/ Health System level. 

4. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)4. Serve as a role model to new employees and other staff members. Coaches team to anticipate resources. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-B (Expert/Service Specific Lead Tech)4. Assists in the development of policies, procedures and protocols at the Surgical Unit level. 

5. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)5. Communicate effectively with patients, staff members and physicians. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)5. Assists in efforts to improve resources by means of Kaizan projects through yellow/purple belt status 

6. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)6. Assume responsibility for self and ensures that the policies, procedures and safety practices of the Operating Room and Hospital are reinforced. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)6. Has completed precepting course and actively assists in training new hires to surgery. 

7. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)7. Use critical thinking to anticipate the needs of the surgical team and perform other duties and responsibilities as required. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)7. Provides leadership on Service by acting as a chief resource. 

8. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)8. Demonstrates advanced knowledge and practice of aseptic and surgical technique. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)8. In collaboration with the Team Coordinator, performs checks, maintenance and control of surgical supplies, trays and equipment relating to their surgical service. 

9. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)9. Demonstrates advanced knowledge related to OR emergency situations. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)9. Is familiar with and helps troubleshoot service specific specialty equipment 10. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)

10. Assists in the development of policies, procedures and protocols at the department level. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-B (Expert/Service Specific Lead Tech)10. Performs duties as a clinical assistant to the surgeon for all service specific cases, including assisting with room set up and turnaround from case-to-case. 

11. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)11. Obtains Yellow Belt Status and helps to develop process to improve cost containment / decrease waste in room. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-B (Expert/Service Specific Lead Tech)11. Passes instruments, supplies and sutures to operative team members for any surgical specialty when needed. 12. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-A (Advanced)12. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-B (Expert/Service Specific Lead Tech)

12. Checks daily schedule in advance for any special needs such as prior day set-up, or special supplies. 

13. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-B (Expert/Service Specific Lead Tech)13. Acts as a liaison with CPD regarding any issues with instrumentation. 

14. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-B (Expert/Service Specific Lead Tech)14. Continued creation, updating, and instrument reduction of service specific trays via Censitrac system. 

15. SENIOR SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST-B (Expert/Service Specific Lead Tech)15. Works to help standardize service specific trays.


Other Information

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 

Graduation from a Surgical Technology program.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 

National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) certification or National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) certification. BLS required. 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Senior Surgical Technologist-A: Three (3) years of clinical practice Senior Surgical Technologist-B: Five (5) years of surgical technology practice Candidates for Surgical Technologist 2-A and Surgical Technologist 2-B must meet requirements established by the Surgical Technologist Clinical Ladder Review Board.


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex Internal Agency Program 

Work Type: Temporary Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position. 

   
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