Certified Surgical Tech - Internal Agency
Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Stone Mountain
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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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.
The Internal Agency Surgical Technologist- Certified- 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 moderate to high
acuity 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.
Exhibits an acquisition of additional surgical skills for
progressively more difficult cases. Demonstrates an efficient,
organized surgical plan for assigned cases. Takes initiative to
discuss surgical plan with other members of the healthcare team.
Able to troubleshoot instruments and equipment. Anticipates any
additional supplies or equipment required for procedures. Ability
to mentor, precept, or train in various modalities. Participates in
performance improvement initiatives. 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 for
the 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 always compliant with Joint
Commission standards. Call or late coverage may be required related
to the facility in which the ST is working.
Must be willing to work at least one contract assignment during
time frame of Oct- March. Preferred travel experience as well as
Epic EMR experience. Get access to medical coverage and 403b.
Access SpringHealth Wellness Services.
- Various Location:
- Internal Agency can accept positions at any of our 10 inpatient
facilities Required Minimum Education:
- High school diploma/ GED required.
- Graduate of an accredited (for example: CAAHEP and ABHES)
program in surgical technology or a licensed practical nurse.
Required Minimum Certification:
- National certification, CST or TS-C (NCCT), in surgical
technology is required. Required Minimum Experience:
- 1 year of experience required, 1 years of experience is
preferred. Required Minimum Skills:
- Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the
use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer
- Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer
service skills required;
- Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to
emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful
- Possess excellent time management skills; provide care using
evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong
critical thinking skills.
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