Yale New Haven Health System

Surgical Technologist - IVF; casual per diem

US-CT-Greenwich
Job ID
63280
Department
EMBRYOLOGY
Category
TECHNOLOGISTS & TECHNICIANS
Position Type
Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
AS NEEDED
Work Schedule
DAY/EVENING
Work Days
MONDAY-FRIDAY WITH WEEKEND COVERAGE AS NEEDED
Work Hours
8:00AM-4:00PM
Requisition ID
2017-16439

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

This Specialty Resource Surgical Technologist is a certified technician who, as a result of advanced education and in-depth clinical experience in able to demonstrate proficiency in a defined area of practice specific to embryology/IVF. This individual is highly motivated and self-directed and requires minimal supervision in accomplishing his/her duties and responsibilities. He/she actively contributes to the knowledge and growth of self and others and is able to assume more responsibilities outside of his/her area of expertise. Essentials duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Accountable for the delivery of quality patient care in the Operating Room.
    • 1.1 Assists with the transportation of patients to and from the O.R.
  • 2. Assists with the preparation of equipment and supplies required for the surgical procedure.
    • 2.1 Plans for and coordinates supplies and equipment for intra operative use.
  • 3. Participates as a team member in the implementation of the patients' plan of care.
    • 3.1 Demonstrates proficiency with procedures and equipment appropriate to the O.R. as demonstrated by the skills check list.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

High school; graduate from certified technician program preferred, and related Operating Room experience with advanced education. National Certification as a Surgical Technologist preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Must meet the criteria for Surgical Technician, has a minimum of 2 years current experience in an operating room and consistently demonstrates competent practice in assigned service. Maintains his/her certification and AST membership. Participates in continuing education program attending at least 20 contact hours per year, 75% of which pertains directly to surgical technology. Provides inservice education for other members of the surgical team in current procedures, techniques and equipment.

 

LICENSURE

 

Maintains his/her certification and AST membership

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Ability to perform scrub assistant responsibilities at advanced level. Possess in-depth clinical experience and is able to demonstrate proficiency in defined area of practice. Participates and collaborates in unit-based committees; updates and enforces unit policies across all disciplines and reports/documents deviations from standards to specialty team coordinator. Supports and fosters unit philosophy and actively participates in team building. Precepts new staff and collaborates with other members of the surgical team on meeting the education needs of this group, and monitors their progress. Exceeds expectations when performing all the job related responsibilities described in Surgical Technician.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

May be exposed to infectious diseases, hazardous waste and radiation. Standing/walking most of the day and occasionally working in awkward positions. Helps lift heavy objects ten (10) to twenty (20) pounds and also assists in moving of patients ranging from one hundred (100) to four hundred (400) pounds. Moderate stress related to patient care.

 

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