Ozarks Community Hospital
Published
September 7, 2022
Location
1101 Jackson Street Southwest, Gravette, AR
Category
Hourly  
Job Type

Description

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES. COMPASSIONATE CARE.

Ozarks Community Hospital in Gravette, AR has an immediate opening for a full-time Surgical Technologist within our Operating Room.

ABOUT OUR HEALTH SYSTEM.

Ozarks Community Hospital is a safety-net healthcare provider headquartered in Gravette, Arkansas, serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Ozarks. Our facilities include a hospital located in Gravette, Arkansas and a number of satellite clinics located in Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas.

Ozarks Community Hospital takes great pride in providing patients accredited Patient-Centered Medical Homes through a dozen rural health clinics and as part of a broader range of specialty services located in its two provider-based clinics in Gravette, Arkansas and Springfield, Missouri. Specialty clinic services include Pediatrics, Women’s Health, Diabetes Care, Hepatitis C, Urology, Geriatrics, Pain Management, and the FLAG (Fatty Liver and Goals) Clinic.

Our Mission: Ozarks Community Hospital and clinics are dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare and preventive services to all patients in an atmosphere of compassion, respect, and dignity, with a commitment to care for the underserved and to improve access to care.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Up to 3.5 weeks of possible PTO first year (40 hour work week)
  • 401k with company match

Job Summary: Assists the surgeon during operative and invasive procedures to provide optimal patient care in the operating room. Provides surgical exposure, hemostasis, assists with suturing, stapling, and other technical skills. Participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities.  Directs proper care, storage, acquisition and rotation of instruments, supplies, and equipment needed for patient care in the Department of Surgery, i.e. Surgery, PACU, Anesthesia, Special Procedures and Pain Clinic. Included within this assignment is the responsibility of ensuring effective communication between him or herself, other employees in the Department of Surgery and other hospital departments.  In order to provide safe patient care and promote team work every employee must be flexible with their schedule which means they will occasionally be asked to work a day or shift other than what they are regularly scheduled.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate of accredited Surgical Technologist program.
  • CST certification, preferred.
  • Previous experience as a surgical technologist is preferred.
  • Current BLS certification upon hire or BLS certification must be obtained during orientation period or at next available scheduled class. Throughout employment, current BLS certification must be maintained by renewal during renewal period or at next available scheduled class.

 

As a condition of employment, all employees of OCH must receive the complete dosing regimen of one of the COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If applicable, candidates may apply for a medical or religious exemption from the COVID-19 vaccine after a conditional job offer has been made by submitting an exemption request form(s). For more questions about OCH’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, please contact OCH’s Human Resources department.

OCH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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