Community Health Systems Surgical Tech Cert in Live Oak, Florida

Description:

Prepares and maintains medical equipment for surgical procedures. Follows hospital regulations and industry procedures to tend to patient during pre-operation procedures. Performs pre-operation preparations to the patient's skin, body and medical equipment. May be required to transport patient to and from the operating room.

Performs under the direction of the OR RN to assure that the surgical suite is an efficient and safe environment. Assists the surgeon in procedures, maintains sponge and needle counts, prepares for all procedures, and is responsible for maintaining the sterile field. Coordinates and participates in all aspects of the sterilization process, assuring satisfactory instrument/supply levels are monitored. Provides safe and effective patient care under the supervision of the surgical RN.

Qualifications

A graduate of an surgical technologist program. Previous experience as a surgical technologist preferred. Experience in central sterilization techniques preferred. CST certification required. BLS certification required.

Job: Perioperative Services

Organization: Shands Live Oak Regional Medical Center

Location: FL-Live Oak

Requisition ID: 1820443