Surgical Technologist I- Atrium Health CMC-OR-FT-Nights
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: October 19, 2020
Job Req ID: 722141
Position Number: 00170743
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable/On Call
Standard Hours: 36.00
Department Name: NSG - Operating Room
Location: Carolinas Medical Center
Our mission is to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing
- for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our
current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as
possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For
more information, please visit atriumhealth.org/about-us.Job
Applies surgical technology skills to assist in providing patient
care in the surgical suite while maintaining a safe work
environment and performing all related job responsibilities.
Ensures quality patient care during the operative procedure, and is
constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field.
- Possesses a thorough knowledge of aseptic technique and its
- Assists in obtaining and organizing supplies and instruments
prior, during and after surgical procedure.
- Assists Registered Nurse circulator in preparation of patient,
assembly of supplies, instruments, equipment and proper disposition
of all specimens; assists with all aspects of room turnover.
- Performs duties according to department policy and
- Monitors surgical supplies for sterility prior to use and
ensures that supplies are used in a judicious manner, charges are
documented/submitted accurately and appropriately.
- Monitors and documents sterilization activities for
- Attends in-services/staff meetings; exhibits knowledge of
current department related issues and participates in Performance
- Participates in educational opportunities to increase
competency and meet personal needs and goals.
- Assists in the development of policies, procedures, and
Works with occasional intermittent noise and exposure to conditions
such as dust, fumes, and chemicals. Ability to communication and
write. Strenuous physical effort will require walking, stretching,
bending, climbing stairs, twisting, and squatting or kneeling while
performing tasks. May have lengthy periods of standing. Requires
frequent use of side vision, lifting, pushing, and pulling. Must be
able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds. Use of both hands
and all fingers and is required to use hands for gripping, speed
work and precision during the operation equipment/instruments and
movement/positioning of surgical patients. Vision and hearing for
distances of up to twenty 20 feet is required, depth perception and
able to distinguish basic colors is required. Ability to work for
lengthy, or irregular work hours, rotating shifts, working on hard
surfaces, being near moving equipment, changes in temperature,
humidity, and exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens.
Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED required. Current Basic Life Support for
Healthcare Provider required. Graduate of an accredited school of
surgical technology required or successful completion of military
training program for Surgical Technology or Operating Room
Specialist. Current certification preferred.At Atrium Health, our
patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything
we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to
deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our
network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment
where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our
culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve
our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and
the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Atrium Health is an EOE/AA Employer
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