Surgical Tech GI PRN in Los Alamos, NM at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 1/6/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Los Alamos Medical Center

Position provides direct assistance to the surgeon(s) during surgical procedures.

Positions patient to give best exposure for surgical procedure, using stabilizing equipment when necessary, while maximizing patient comfort and safety. Provides visualization of the operative site using appropriate method, including manipulation of tissue and materials, retraction, sponging, suctioning, and irrigation. Utilizes appropriate technique to achieve temporary and permanent hemostasis. Assists with body plane closure, application of wound dressings, and securing of drainage systems.

Job Requirements

HSD/GED required

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.  □

xBasic Life Support (BLS) Current upon hire

New hires will have ninety (90) days from date of hire to obtain American Heart Association 
certifications. Notwithstanding this ‘grace period’ for obtaining American Heart Association
certifications, employees are not excused from being current in any and all existing certifications
that are required for their position as outlined in the position job description.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran