Certified Surgical Technician

JOB SUMMARY: The Surgical Technician is specifically involved with the instrumentation and technical aspects of the operative event. Responsible for rendering professional care to patients undergoing surgical procedures in accordance with established procedures.  Functions cooperatively with physicians and staff exhibiting teamwork characteristics.  Responsible for ensuring proper care and use of surgical instruments. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Physical: Good physical health required because of long periods of standing, walking and work required. Must be well coordinated and able to move about freely.  Dexterity necessary.  Visual and audio acuity.  Speak clearly and distinctly. Neat, clean and particular about appearance.  Must be able to stoop, bend, push, pull and lift minimum of 25lbs frequently, 50lbs occasionally.   

Mental: Stamina to withstand stress and strain.  Good memory, patient and tactful.  Emotional stability.  Able to both listen and direct. Skill in organization.

Education & Licensure: High school Diploma or equivalent.  Graduated surgical technology program. Must maintain BLS certification.

Experience: Prefer at least one (1) year previous experience in surgery or prior “on-the-job” scrub experience.

Job Skills & Requirements:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to implement principles of aseptic technique
  • Understanding of principles of surgical positioning
  • Knowledge of surgical instrumentation and equipment use and care
  • Knowledge of surgical procedures and basics of care to include anesthesia and potential complications
  • Recognition of signs and symptoms of emergency situations and interventions

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

Is responsible to the OR Supervisor. Does not supervise other employees.

POSITION DETAILS:

Full-time

Monday through Friday 4 X 10 hour shifts with rotating day off.  No night or weekend shifts; over five weeks of paid time off. Competitive benefit package. Wage DOE

External Applicants email cover letter and resume (PDF or DOCX format) to jobs@bendsurgery.com. Include subject line, “Surgical Technician.”

For assistance or fill-able application please contact Human Resources via phone or come to our Reception Desk and ask to speak Human Resources.

Position open until filled

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