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CMC - SURGICAL TECHNICIAN - OPERATING ROOM

Company: Conway Medical Center
Location: Aynor
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Education:raduate of an accredited Surgical Technology Program required.Experience:revious experience as a Surgical Technologist in a hospital setting preferred.Licensure/Certification/Registration:Eligible for certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) required. (Certification must be obtained within 30-days of employment)Special Skills: bility to work effectively and collaboratively with colleagues, physicians, and department heads.xemplary core customer service skills strongly required.trong organizational skills.trong PC skills required.trong verbal and written communication skills required.Other: he ability to rotate through the on-call schedule on a regular basis required.Working onditionsPotential exposure to blood borne and airborne pathogenstress level high due to multiple demands frequently occurring simultaneously.requent exposure to bio-hazardous materialsrolonged standing and walking required. Physical Requirements:Medium - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 15 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to hear to process instructions and safety code and alarms required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and will be assessed by post offer Employee Health fit-for-duty review. Position Summary: The Surgical Technologists (ST) are professionals who assist in the preparation and care of surgical patients under the general direction of a registered nurse. The ST possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a surgeon's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. The ST establishes and maintains a sterile field and assures team maintains sterile environment while demonstrating and practicing sterile techniques. The ST will have a basic knowledge of instrumentations, prepare Operating Room with appropriate instrumentation, equipment and supplies, and will demonstrate correct and safe instrumentation passing and performs sponge, needle and instrument counts in a safe and accurate manner. The ST performs functions as noted above and generally with an assigned patient load, but ST is ready and willing to assist co-workers with ANY nursing support function and across any case load including other units that may not be the normal primary work assignment. The ST must be willing to coordinate alternate housing within the facility in advance of shifts when inclement weather potential threatens the ability to get to the facility. The ST may be required to report back to work during any emergency situation i.e. mass casualty, internal disaster, etc. Position Summary: The Surgical Technologists (ST) are professionals who assist in the preparation and care of surgical patients under the general direction of a registered nurse. The ST possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a surgeon's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. The ST establishes and maintains a sterile field and assures team maintains sterile environment while demonstrating and practicing sterile techniques. The ST will have a basic knowledge of instrumentations, prepare Operating Room with appropriate instrumentation, equipment and supplies, and will demonstrate correct and safe instrumentation passing and performs sponge, needle and instrument counts in a safe and accurate manner. The ST performs functions as noted above and generally with an assigned patient load, but ST is ready and willing to assist co-workers with ANY nursing support function and across any case load including other units that may not be the normal primary work assignment. The ST must be willing to coordinate alternate housing within the facility in advance of shifts when inclement weather potential threatens the ability to get to the facility. The ST may be required to report back to work during any emergency situation i.e. mass casualty, internal disaster, etc. Position Summary: The Surgical Technologists (ST) are professionals who assist in the preparation and care of surgical patients under the general direction of a registered nurse. The ST possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a surgeon's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. The ST establishes and maintains a sterile field and assures team maintains sterile environment while demonstrating and practicing sterile techniques. The ST will have a basic knowledge of instrumentation, prepare Operating Room with appropriate instrumentation, equipment and supplies, and will demonstrate correct and safe instrumentation passing and performs sponge, needle and instrument counts in a safe and accurate manner. The ST performs functions as noted above and generally with an assigned patient load, but ST is ready and willing to assist co-workers with ANY nursing support function and across any case load including other units that may not be the normal primary work assignment. The ST must be willing to coordinate alternate housing within the facility in advance of shifts when inclement weather potential threatens the ability to get to the facility. The ST may be required to report back to work during any emergency situation i.e. mass casualty, internal disaster, etc. Education: --- Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology Program required. Experience: --- Previous experience as a Surgical Technologist in a hospital setting preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registration: --- Eligible for certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) required. (Certification must be obtained within 30-days of employment) Special Skills: --- Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with colleagues, physicians, and department heads.--- Exemplary core customer service skills strongly required.--- Strong organizational skills.--- Strong PC skills required.--- Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Other: --- The ability to rotate through the on-call schedule on a regular basis required. Working Conditions: --- Potential exposure to blood borne and airborne pathogens--- Stress level high due to multiple demands frequently occurring simultaneously.--- Frequent exposure to bio-hazardous materials--- Prolonged standing and walking required. Physical Requirements: Medium - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 15 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to hear to process instructions and safety code and alarms required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and will be assessed by post offer Employee Health fit-for-duty review.

Keywords: Conway Medical Center, Wilmington , CMC - SURGICAL TECHNICIAN - OPERATING ROOM, Professions , Aynor, North Carolina

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