May 08, 2021

Surgical Technologist

  • VCU Health System
  • South Hill, VA, USA

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 PREFERRED

      • Experience working in an acute care setting as a nursing assistant or aide, if no surgical technologist experience
    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • 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)
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