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The Certified Surgical Technologist functions under the direction of the registered professional nurse. Assists the health care team in providing safe, age appropriate and culturally aware patient care. He/she has knowledge, skill and ability to perform duties within the context of moderate to high acuity surgical cases(with an expectation on occasion to work above this level as cases require) as defined by the scope of anatomy, equipment and instrumentation of the case and anticipates the needs of the surgeon and other members of the healthcare team. Exhibits an acquisition of additional surgical skills for progressively more difficult cases. Demonstrates an efficient, organized surgical plan for assigned cases. Takes initiative to discuss surgical plan with other members of the healthcare team. Able to troubleshoot instruments and equipment. Anticipates any additional supplies or equipment required for procedures. Ability to mentor, precept or train in various modalities. Participates in performance improvement initiatives. Duties include, but are not limited to, preparation of the operative suite and surgical field to ensure a safe patient care environment while being vigilant for the maintenance of the sterile field and other patient safety concerns. In addition, they will gather required instruments, supplies and serve as surgical assistant as needed. (not to be confused with a certified surgical first assistant). Other duties as assigned including but not limited to assisting with inventory, ordering and stocking ORs and additional perioperative areas as assigned. Also, ensure that the unit is compliant with Joint Commission standards at all times. Call or late coverage may be required related to the facility in which the ST is working.
DEFINITION: Certified Surgical Technologist – required to have a certificate or associate's degree from a community college or a technical school and have passed the a competency examination through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting or National Center for Competency Testing
Required Minimum Education
Preferred Minimum Experience
Required Minimum Certification
Required Minimum Skills
Ability to read, write and speak the English language
Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
Ability to collaborate with other health care providers in the provision of patient care
Ability to delegate to other team members as required
Ability to multi-task essential
Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations essential
Strong detail orientation required
Knowledge of surgical procedures required
Basic computer skills are required
Skill and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in-writing
Skill and ability to handle multiple priorities, self-direct, and apply independent judgment
Ability to think critically and adapt quickly to changing situations
Skill and ability in basic computer skills to include Word, Excel For Direct Patient Care positions
BLS (Basic Life Support) certification by the American Heart Association or American Academy of Pediatrics is required
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WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
FacilityWellStar North Fulton Hospital
|Location:||United States Georgia Roswell|
|Salary:||Highly Competitive USD per year|
Healthcare and Medical
|Only direct applications will be considered|