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Surgical Technician - $23-34 per hour

Company: Atrium Health
Location: High Point
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Atrium Health is seeking a Surgical Technician for a job in High Point, North Carolina.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Surgical Technician
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff
    --JOB SUMMARY: Plans, implements, and measures navigation needs for the designated wound and limp preservation patient population. Guides patients through the healthcare system, establishing contact with patients, family members, and/or caregiver. Directs and leads other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide appropriate care in accordance with approved standards of care and practice. Works with physicians, medical professionals and other staff to ensure the best quality of care is given.

    • Sign-on Bonus:--\$7,500----provided the candidate meets the eligibility requirements.

      EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technologist Program.
      --LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: --Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required.--
      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Acts as a patient advocate throughout the continuum of care including all patient settings and in the community. Understands the clinical pathways established by the clinical specialty and directs patients to health care services in the organization and in the community for timely medical care. Actively identifies and addresses barriers to care that might keep the patient from receiving timely and appropriate treatment. 2. Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and if necessary, delegating patient navigation services to a specified group of patients. 3. Coordinates the effective and efficient delivery of patient care services through the application of care management principles. Identifies clinical priorities and initiates action to improve patient outcomes. Assists the patient and physicians in the transition from inpatient care to an outpatient facility to insure there is adequate follow up treatment to insure the best possible outcome of treatments. 4. Documents in accordance with departmental reporting standards. Collects and maintains up to date and accurate program data and documentation according to program standards. Delivers reports that demonstrate outcomes and performance improvement activities; adheres to established productivity benchmarks. 5. Applies critical reasoning and astute clinical judgment to expedite appropriate care and treatment, especially given that the patient may present with complex problems or potentially life-threatening conditions. 6. Facilitates continuity of care using the nursing process, multidisciplinary collaboration, and coordination of appropriate health care services and community resources across the care continuum. 7. Communicates effectively to promote sharing of information throughout the continuum of care and as an effective member of the healthcare team. Interacts with patients during face-to-face encounters or through a variety of telecommunication strategies. 8. Responsible for ongoing evaluation and quality improvement of the Navigator Program and will track all activity as defined by the departmental and program standards. 9. Works closely with community-based service providers to identify and address community needs for services and education regarding prevention and/or early detection, medications and first aid available. 10. Focuses on patient safety and the quality of nursing care by applying appropriate nursing interventions, such as identifying and clarifying patient needs, performing procedures, conducting health education, promoting patient advocacy, coordinating nursing and other health services, assisting the patient to navigate the health care system, and evaluating patient outcomes. 11. Participates in regular team meetings and continuous quality improvement activities. Actively participates in analysis of pertinent data to identify variances and opportunities for improvement processes specifically related to patient treatment process quality improvement initiatives. 12. Maintains knowledge of internal and external resources for coordination of patient care, self-management, population management and communication skill. 13. Actively involved in data collection for system analysis and improvement.--
      SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to assess educational, clinical, psychosocial needs of patients as well as family needs Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships Ability to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, leadership and others Ability to teach patients and families in accordance with the nursing plan of care Ability to use the computer and learn new software programs Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation tools Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions--
      WORK ENVIRONMENT: Moderate noise environment Handles emergency or crisis situations Subject to many interruptions Required to wear PPE--
      -- Atrium Health Job ID #6301-109788. Posted job title: Surgical TechnicianAbout Atrium HealthHeadquartered in Charlotte, NC, Atrium Health is now part of Advocate Health, the third-largest nonprofit, integrated health system in the United States, which was created from the combination with Advocate Aurora Health. In the Southeast Region, Atrium Health provides care under the Atrium Health name in Charlotte, NC, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist--name in the Winston-Salem, NC, region, as well as Atrium Health Navicent--and Atrium Health Floyd--in Georgia and Alabama. Together, we are committed to providing equitable care for all. Annually, Advocate Health provides nearly $5 billion in community benefits.

      Atrium Health Wake Forest BaptistAtrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is part of Advocate Health, which is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the fifth-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, created from the combination of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist's two main components are an integrated clinical system - anchored by Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem - that includes Brenner Children's Hospital, five community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,700 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research that includes Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery.

      Atrium Health NavicentAtrium Health Navicent is the leading provider of healthcare in central and south Georgia and is committed to its mission of elevating health and well-being through compassionate care. Atrium Health Navicent is part of Advocate Health, which is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the third-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, created from the combination of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health. Atrium Health Navicent provides high-quality, personalized care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region. As part of the largest, integrated, nonprofit health system in the Southeast, it is also able to tap into some of the nation's leading medical experts and specialists with Atrium Health, allowing it to provide the best care close to home - including advanced innovations in virtual medicine and care. Throughout its 125-year history in the community, Atrium Health Navicent has remained dedicated to enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. It is also one of the leading teaching hospitals in the region, helping to ensure viability for rural health care for the next generation.--

      Atrium Health FloydAtrium Health Floyd Medical Center is a 304-bed, full-service hospital located in Rome, Georgia. Serving as the main campus for Atrium Health Floyd, this hospital provides a certified Chest Pain Center, a designated Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Atrium Health Floyd also is home to a state-designated Level II Trauma Center and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and has specialty centers for pediatrics, and wound care and hyperbaric therapy.Benefits
      • Medical benefits
      • Vision benefits
      • Dental benefits
      • Life insurance
      • 401k retirement plan
      • Health savings account

Keywords: Atrium Health, High Point , Surgical Technician - $23-34 per hour, Professions , High Point, North Carolina

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