Surgical Technologist Student

  • Owensboro, KY
  • Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
  • Surgery
  • PRN (As needed) - As Needed
  • Work Hours: flex as needed
  • FTE: 0 (PRN/as needed)
  • Req #: 22086
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Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Director of Surgical Services and direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Certified Surgical Technologist (CST), acts in a support role in Surgical Services. Under direct supervision, is accountable for the care and safety of patients specific to the needs of the patient population.
Job Responsibilities
  • Under the supervision of the RN or CST, takes responsibility and actively participates in case set, scrubbing cases, patient safety, and assisting other team members.
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and eagerness to learn the role of the CST.
  • Listens and accepts feedback on performance including constructive criticism and adjusts accordingly.
  • Actively communicates with staff and supervisors to gain experience necessary to become proficient in scrubbing in all basic cases.
  • Responsible for the in-servicing and safe operation of all surgical equipment.
  • High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher required upon hire
  • No experience required
  • BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position
Skills and Attributes
  • Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.
  • Works under direct supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Department specific competencies for positions are detailed in the unit/department scope of service.
Physical Demands
  • Standing: Frequently
  • Walking: Frequently
  • Sitting: Occasionally
  • Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently
  • Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently
  • Climbing: Occasionally
  • Bending/Stooping: Frequently
  • Kneeling: Occasionally
  • Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally
  • Reaching: Frequently
  • Talking: Frequently
  • Hearing: Frequently
  • Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely
  • Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently
  • Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently
  • Running: Occasionally
  • Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently
  • Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently
Owensboro Health Core Commitments

INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers.

RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community.

TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future.

INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health.

SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do.

EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.

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