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Surgical Technologist - $23-34 per hour

Company: Atrium Health
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Atrium Health is seeking a Surgical Technologist for a job in Charlotte, North Carolina.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Surgical Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Overview
    This position is sign-on bonus eligible! Experienced Full Time Surgical Technologists are eligible for a \$20,000 sign-on bonus with a one-year commitment. New Graduate and Part Time Surgical Technologists are eligible for a \$10,000 sign-on bonus with a one-year commitment.
    Job Summary
    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.
    Essential Functions

    • Possesses a thorough knowledge of aseptic technique and its application.
    • 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 procedure.
    • 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 completion.
    • Attends in-services/staff meetings; exhibits knowledge of current department related issues and participates in Performance Improvement Process.
    • Participates in educational opportunities to increase competency and meet personal needs and goals.
    • Assists in the development of policies, procedures, and standards.

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      Physical Requirements
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      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. Current certification preferred.-- Atrium Health Job ID #6301-205851. Posted job title: Surgical Technologist - Atrium Health Resource Team, FTAbout Atrium HealthHeadquartered in Charlotte, NC, Atrium Health is now part of Advocate Health, the third-largest nonprofit, integrated health system in the United States, which was created from the combination with Advocate Aurora Health. In the Southeast Region, Atrium Health provides care under the Atrium Health name in Charlotte, NC, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist--name in the Winston-Salem, NC, region, as well as Atrium Health Navicent--and Atrium Health Floyd--in Georgia and Alabama. Together, we are committed to providing equitable care for all. Annually, Advocate Health provides nearly $5 billion in community benefits.

      Atrium Health Wake Forest BaptistAtrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is part of Advocate Health, which is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the fifth-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, created from the combination of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist's two main components are an integrated clinical system - anchored by Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem - that includes Brenner Children's Hospital, five community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,700 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research that includes Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery.


      Atrium Health NavicentAtrium Health Navicent is the leading provider of healthcare in central and south Georgia and is committed to its mission of elevating health and well-being through compassionate care. Atrium Health Navicent is part of Advocate Health, which is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the third-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, created from the combination of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health. Atrium Health Navicent provides high-quality, personalized care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region. As part of the largest, integrated, nonprofit health system in the Southeast, it is also able to tap into some of the nation's leading medical experts and specialists with Atrium Health, allowing it to provide the best care close to home - including advanced innovations in virtual medicine and care. Throughout its 125-year history in the community, Atrium Health Navicent has remained dedicated to enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. It is also one of the leading teaching hospitals in the region, helping to ensure viability for rural health care for the next generation.--


      Atrium Health FloydAtrium Health Floyd Medical Center is a 304-bed, full-service hospital located in Rome, Georgia. Serving as the main campus for Atrium Health Floyd, this hospital provides a certified Chest Pain Center, a designated Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Atrium Health Floyd also is home to a state-designated Level II Trauma Center and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and has specialty centers for pediatrics, and wound care and hyperbaric therapy.Benefits
      • Medical benefits
      • Vision benefits
      • Dental benefits
      • Life insurance
      • 401k retirement plan
      • Health savings account
      • Sign-On bonus

Keywords: Atrium Health, Charlotte , Surgical Technologist - $23-34 per hour, Healthcare , Charlotte, North Carolina

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