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Surg Tech Educator

Job Description


Job ID: 1205327
Employment Status: Part-Time
More Information:

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Perioperative Services team members find the kind of fast-paced environment that will test their professional judgment and critical thinking skills, and encourage tremendous growth. It's an exhilarating place to build a career. Here, you'll work with world-renowned surgeons and anesthesiologists, assist on unique and complex procedures, work with the latest technologies and treatments and play a vital role in developing new procedures and treatment protocols. In fact, people from all over the nation and the world come to Barnes-Jewish for our surgical specialties.


Overview


Role Purpose

Create and Implement staff education around surgical scrubbing of surgical procedures. This will include training of both RN’s and Surgical Scrub Technicians. This will include collaboration with RN educators to round out training of the AORN principals of sterile technique and instrument handling. Evaluate and update education material to remain in accordance with changing recommendations in AORN and AMI standards.


Responsibilities

  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates ongoing educational activities and programs for RN and ST professionals, in order to scrub surgeries that are performed at the HSOs.
  • Collaborates with staff and representatives of other organizations to develop, present and or evaluate clinically focused training, and continuing education.
  • Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and lifelong learning.
  • Collaborates with leadership to assess the educational needs of the staff and develops appropriate education plan.
  • Daily hands on training of staff in “scrub” orientation including education around equipment and supplies need for procedures as well as anatomy related to surgical procedures and passing of instruments.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Surgical Technician

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
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    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer