Cone Health

Surgical Tech II

ID
2021-5738
Location
Alamance Regional Medical Center
Work Location
US-NC-Burlington
Division : Name
Alamance Regional Medical Center
Department : Name
ARMC-OPERATING ROOM
Category
PATIENT CARE
Position Sub-Category
SURGICAL TECH
Position Type
Full Time
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Non-Exempt
FTE
1.00
Work Hours
40
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
On call Required
Yes
Sub Category
Surgical Technologist

Overview

Provides assistive patient care in the Operating Room under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse.

Responsibilities


Assists with patient care. Verifies selected data about the health status of the patient with the circulating nurse. Observes patient and alerts RN to symptoms, reactions, and changes in patient's condition. Assists the RN with selected patient care interventions in a manner that is consistent with policies and procedures. Anticipates physician needs/requirements preoperatively and postoperatively.

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Assists with the surgical process. Performs basic scrub duties and table set-ups for basic procedures. Identifies instruments, checks equipment, and obtains supplies as relates to procedures. Maintains asepsis throughout procedure; identifies and corrects breaks in

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Collaborates with co-workers to accomplish department/program objectives.

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Contributes to unit operations. Identifies needs for changes in preference lists. Participates in quality assurance and improvement activities.

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Demonstrates professional accountability. Demonstrates appropriate use of universal precautions and personal protective equipment. Demonstrates adherence to established dress code. Completes mandatory requirements: maintains current CPR and obtains TB testing per schedule. Obtains 5 CEUs a year

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Qualifications


EDUCATION:
Required:

High School diploma or equivalent, plus

Graduate of a School of Surgical Technology or equivalent military training with surgical technologist experience.

EXPERIENCE:
1 year or less in Surgical Technology field, Required

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED:

BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider

CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) or Certification eligible. Certifications should come from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. Must successfully sit and pass Certification examination with 12 months from employment hire/start date.

A Surgical Technologist hired prior to 12/31/2017 will have the certification requirement waived and be grandfathered. If the CST credential was held on 12/31/17, employee must maintain CST credential without lapse.

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