Company: MercyOne West Des Moines Med C
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: May 16, 2022
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health
Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites
across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and
virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out
of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never
before. Our communities need caring and our families need
protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed
to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor
and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both
inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Administers patient care duties under
the direction of the registered nurse (i.e., transporting patients,
answering lights, assisting with activities). Assists the physician
during a cesarean section or other surgical procedure that may
occur in the Birthing Center by draping patient, passing
instruments, tying suture, and the other activities involved with a
surgical scrub. Assists the physician during a vaginal delivery by
setting up tables, draping, passing instruments, etc. Assists the
RN with clean up of the patient and room following any procedure.
Checks the crash cart, epidural care, and defibrillator daily.
Restocks supplies as needed on each shift. Reports observations to
licensed personnel. Initiates emergency support measures (i.e.,
cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from injury).
Maintains knowledge of equipment set up, maintenance and use
(cautery, maternal and fetal monitors, defibrillators, etc.)Orders
and maintains patient care supplies, equipment and environment.
Assists with clerical duties (i.e., answering phones, ordering
supplies via CRT). Effectively assumes job responsibilities of
ancillary support during absence.
Completion of accredited Surgical
Technology program. Basic Life Support certified within six (6)
weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications
include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare
Providers.Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training
specific to population served with three (3) months of hire.
Ability to read, write and speak English
Keywords: MercyOne West Des Moines Med C, West Des Moines , Surgical Technician, Professions , West Des Moines, Iowa
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