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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Surgical Tech Certified 10K Signing Bonus Tullahoma Harton Hospital in Tullahoma, Tennessee

Surgical Tech Certified 10K Signing Bonus Tullahoma Harton Hospital - 2105382

Job : Surgical Technician

Primary Location : TN-Tullahoma-Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital (VTHH)

Organization : Surgical Services 262111

Shift: : Days

Description

Surgical Tech

$10,000 Sign-on Bonus

2105382

Job Summary:

Prepares operating rooms for surgery using appropriate techniques. Provides technical services and assists in operating room, Endoscopy Suite, and Sterile Processing as assigned and directed.

Position Shift:

  • Days

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares rooms with appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment.

  • Assists the surgical team during operative procedures.

  • Opens sterile supplies and sets up for procedures.

  • Cleans and prepares rooms between procedures and after terminal cleaning. Monitors and restocks supplies.

  • Drapes patients for surgical procedures.

  • Maintains and cares for equipment and supplies. Documents maintenance and repairs.

  • Maintains department records, reports, and files as required.

  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs.

  • Consistently provides accurate and complete hand-off communication to any healthcare provider according to hospital policy.

  • Attends 80% of all department meetings and required to review and initial all department minutes missed.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Click here to view how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrated the difference they make each and every day: Celebrate 2019 Video

Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

Vanderbilt Harton Hospital:

Our 135-bed facility is accredited by The Joint Commission and features an accredited Chest Pain Center.

Acquired by Vanderbilt Health in 2021, the hospital has served Tullahoma, Coffee County, and surrounding counties for more than 50 years. With more than 100 doctors and 500 hospital staff, Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital delivers personalized, high-quality health care close to home, offering a comprehensive range of services in a modern, patient-friendly environment

Our goal is to create an exceptional experience for our patients and their families: keeping them safe, delivering evidence-based medicine, and treating them with kindness and respect.

Click here for more information: www.VanderbilttullahomahartonHospital.com

VUMC Recent Accomplishments

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:

  • US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children’s Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.

  • Healthcare’s Most Wired: Among the nation’s 100 “most-wired” hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.

  • Becker’s Hospital Review: named as one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America”, in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.

  • The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children’s hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows

  • Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.

  • National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement

  • Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.

Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and < 1 year relevant experience.

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

  • BLS Required

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • Heavy Work category requiring exertion of 50 to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 to 50 lbs. of force frequently and/or up to 10 to 20 lbs. of force continually to move objects.

Movement

  • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

  • Occasional: Carrying over 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

  • Frequent: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

  • Frequent: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device

  • Frequent: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

  • Frequent: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.

  • Frequent: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

  • Frequent: Walking: Moving about on foot.

  • Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Frequent: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

  • Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

  • Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

Sensory

  • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

  • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

  • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

Environmental Conditions

  • Continuous: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.

Req ID: 2105382

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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