St. Alexius Medical Center Surgical Technologist in Bismarck, North Dakota

Surgical Technologist

Department:

Surgical Services - OR

Schedule:

Full Time

Shift:

Days, Evenings, Rotating Weekends and Call

Hours:

Job Details:

QUALIFICATIONS Education: Associate degree from an approved school of Surgical Technology preferred; LPN educational preparation accepted. Licensure/Registration: Surgical Technologists must be registered on the North Dakota Board of Nursing Unlicensed Assistive Persons Registry. If not registered, then must obtain registration immediately following orientation and training by St. Alexius Medical Center, as stated in the policy "Eligibility for Employment". LPNs must have a current license to practice nursing in the state of North Dakota. Experience: No previous experience required. Skills: Working knowledge of basic clinical skills in delivery of patient care. Basic Life Support Certification within 480 hours of employment and meets re-certification as required. Interpersonal Skills: Good communication skills are necessary because of the constant communication, both oral and written, with patients, families, visitors, and medical center staff. Accountable for own conduct and promotes and supports positive working relationships among staff, between other disciplines, departments, families, visitors and patients. Maintains confidentiality. Physical Effort: Medium: Involves a maximum physical effort requirement of 50 pounds sometimes. 35 lbs light medium work level with floor to waist lifting. 50 lbs medium work level with knee to waist lifting. Hours of Work: Rotating shift work or straight evenings or nights. Rotating holidays and weekends may be required. Other: Works under the following conditions: potential exposure to mechanical, chemical, electrical and infectious environmental hazards. Able to perform effectively in emergency and stressful situations.