Jun 25, 2020

Surgical Tech I

  • VCU Health System
  • South Hill, VA, USA
Full time

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY The chief objective of this position: Surgical Technologist (operating room scrub technician) sets up sterile field, gathers supplies for surgical cases, based on knowledge of instruments and equipment to be used. May pass instruments to surgeons. Performs count procedures per policy during surgical cases. Functions under the direct supervision of an RN. Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: Certified Surgical Technologist (CST); Tech in Surgery-Certified (TS-C); or Certified Operating Room and Surgical Technician (CORST) preferred Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment: Current AHA,BLS,HCP Certification Must achieve CST, TS-C or CORST within 24 months of hire Experience REQUIRED: 0-2 years experience as a surgical technologist Experience PREFERRED Experience working in an acute care setting as a nursing assistant or aide, if no surgical technologist experience Education/training REQUIRED: (Note: work experience may be considered in lieu of credentials not required by law with HR approval. Work experience must be specific to role) High School Diploma or equivalent Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology Program or military training program or Licensed Practical Nursing Program or Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program (RN Interns Only) #LI-TC1