Certified Surgical Tech in Rutherfordton, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/7/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Rutherford Regional Health System

Summary:

Surgical technologists work under the direct supervision of a registered nurse / surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical technologists possess expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.

Reports to: Director, Surgical Services

Essential Functions:

Prepares surgical operating suite with drapes, solutions, instruments, equipment and supplies. Ensures good working order of equipment and instruments.

Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.
Passes instruments to physician during surgery. Continually accounts for number and location of instruments and supplies during surgery.
Receives and processes specimens for delivery to the laboratory.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Satisfactory completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist program or diploma for Operating Room Technologist from Armed Forces required.

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Skills
Certifications:
Current Surgical Technician Certification with the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) required.
BLS
Minimum Work Experience
Previous experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred.

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