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CVOR Surg Technologist

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Mableton
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

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 CVOR Surgical Technologist is an allied health professional who is an integral part of the team of medical
practitioners providing cardiac surgical care to patients. The Surgical technologist works under the supervision of a
surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room
environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the surgical procedure is conducted under conditions
that maximize patient safety. Demonstrates expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique, as
well as combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies
to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: High school graduate or possess a General Educational Development (GED) Diploma
from an accredited program. In lieu of a graduate of an accredited/approved program in surgical technology, may
have Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) from the State of Georgia, military training or work experience as an operating
room technologist.

Required Minimum Experience: Two years recent operating room experience required with vascular, thoracic and
interventional experience preferred. Prior Cardiac Surgery experience preferred. First assistant experience preferred.
Competent in functioning in the scrub role in complex procedures and lifesaving situations.

Required Minimum Certification: Licensed Practical Nurse preferred. National certification in surgical technology
(CST) from Association of Certified Technologists (AST) is preferred.

Required Minimum Skills: Ability to read, write and speak English language. Basic computer skills. Strong
interpersonal and collaborative skills along with customer service skills. Ability to function in a high stakes, stressful,
and fast paced environment while demonstrating a decisive, composed, and respectful manner. Possess excellent
time management skills, dependable, detailed oriented, and strong analytical skills; along with the ability to multitask
and prioritize accurately and quickly in high stakes situations. Expected to be flexible with work hours and shifts due
to urgent and emergent patient care needs. Must be available for emergency call on weekdays, weekends, and
holidays with a 30 minute response time.

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , CVOR Surg Technologist, Other , Mableton, Georgia

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