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Temporary Travel Surgical Tech

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Job ID: 33042
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Temporary Full Time
Shift: Rotating

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

UNC Health Traveler Program

Join our ONE Great Team! UNC Health was recently named a Top 150 Places to Work in healthcare by Becker's Healthcare. Join our award winning team as a traveler.

Travelers Support:

  • UNC Hospitals 
  • Three (3), 12 hour shifts per week required
  • Required to work every other weekend for the duration of the agreement period
  • Required to float to like unit(s) with same level of care as needed
  • Missed shifts to be made up to equal full assignment agreement
  • Ineligible for critical staffing pay, incentives or premium pay (shift differentials or holiday pay)

This position is a temporary travel Surgical Tech to provide temporary support at UNC Health.  Surgical Technologists (ST) are allied health professionals who assist in the preparation and care of surgical patients ranging from infancy to geriatrics under the general direction of a professional nurse. The ST possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a surgeon's performance of invasive, therapeutic, and diagnostic procedures. The ST who has a dual function in the operating room and the ambulatory setting demonstrates competency in the care of surgical patients preoperatively and postoperatively in the ambulatory surgical clinic setting.

Requirements:

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Non - Benefits Eligible Option

Agreement duration is 13 weeks (with the ability for one 13 week renewal). Eligible for 403b teammate contribution.

Hourly Rate: $50/hour

Benefits Eligible Option

Agreement duration is 26 weeks (with the ability for one 26 week renewal). Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision and 403b teammate contribution.

Hourly Rate: $40/hour

Summary:

Responsibilities:

1. SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST I-A (New Hire/Novice) 1. New graduate with up to 12 months of full-time equivalent experience.
2. Perform all responsibilities in a manner that demonstrates Service Excellence towards patients, physicians, peers and other departments. Assume responsibility for upholding the policies and procedures of the department and organization.
3. Demonstrates eagerness to learn, takes direction, adapts to changes within unit, and demonstrates consistent progress toward Surgical Technologist 1-B.
4. Establishes and maintains sterile field and assures team maintains sterile environment. Demonstrate and practice a good understanding of sterile technique.
5. Has a basic knowledge of instrumentations. Prepare Operating Room with appropriate instrumentation, equipment and supplies.
6. Demonstrates correct and safe instrumentation passing and performs sponge, needle and instrument counts in a safe and accurate manner according to established policy.
7. Maintain technical skills to serve a patient population composed of infancy to geriatric clients.
8. Take calls and rotate shifts as required under the direction of a registered nurse.
9. Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure in a stressful environment, and often without relief.
10. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of anatomy relating to the surgical procedure and the instrumentation required in order to effectively anticipate the needs of the surgeon.
11. Ability to set priorities and respond appropriately to actual and/or potential life threatening situations.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Requires High School Diploma. Graduation from a Surgical Technology program.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● BLS required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Surgical Technologist I-A: Entry level position for new graduates of Surgical Technology program or Surgical Technologists with less than twelve (12) months of outside experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: UNCH Internal Agency Program 

Work Type: Temporary Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: Rotating

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No



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