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Surgical Tech Non Cert

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Austell
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives. Responsibilities The Surgical Technologist I - 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 low to moderate 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. 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 forthe 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. Job Requirements: Required Minimum Education

  • High school diploma/ GED required or graduate of an accredited (for example: -CAAHEP and ABHES) program in surgical technology or a licensed practical nurse.Required Minimum Experience
    • -N/A.Required Minimum Certification
      • National certification, CST or NCC in surgical technology preferred.
      • Must have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.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
        • Ability to multi-task essential; Ability to function in stressful and -emergency situations essential; Strong detail orientation required; Knowledge of surgical procedures -
        • Basic -computer skills -

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Atlanta , Surgical Tech Non Cert, Healthcare , Austell, Georgia

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