L&D Surg Tech Cert 2
Company: Wellstar Health System, Inc.
Posted on: March 20, 2023
The Labor & Delivery Surgical Technologist, Certified functions
under the direction of the registered professional nurse.
- Assists the health care team in providing safe, age appropriate
and culturally aware patient care. He/she has knowledge, skill and
ability to perform duties within the context of moderate to high
acuity surgical cases (with an expectation on occasion to work
above this level as cases require) as defined by the scope of
anatomy, equipment and instrumentation of the case and anticipates
the needs of the surgeon and other members of the healthcare
- Exhibits an acquisition of additional surgical skills for
progressively more difficult cases. Demonstrates an efficient,
organized surgical plan for assigned cases. Takes initiative to
discuss surgical plan with other members of the healthcare team.
Able to troubleshoot instruments and equipment. Anticipates any
additional supplies or equipment required for procedures. Ability
to mentor, precept or train in various modalities. Participates in
performance improvement initiatives.
- Duties include, but are not limited to, preparation of the
operative suite and surgical field to ensure a safe patient care
environment while being vigilant for the maintenance of the sterile
field and other patient safety concerns. In addition, the ST will
gather required instruments, supplies and serve as surgical
assistant as needed. (not to be confused with a certified surgical
first assistant). Other duties as assigned including but not
limited to assisting with inventory, ordering and stocking LDRs and
ORs and additional areas as assigned. The L&D ST Cert will
assist providers and nurses in vaginal deliveries, obtain weights,
measurements, and infant footprints. Also, ensure that the unit is
compliant with Joint Commission standards at all times. Call or
late coverage may be required related to the facility in which the
ST is working.
- Certified Surgical Technologist required to have a certificate
or associate's degree from a community college or a technical
school and have passed the a competency examination through the
National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting or
National Center for Competency Testing Qualifications
Keywords: Wellstar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , L&D Surg Tech Cert 2, Other , Kennesaw, Georgia
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