Certified Surgical Technician

Requisition ID
2021-156647
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Ortho - Bariatric-Surgical
Hours / Pay Period
75
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Days with Call
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Memorial Chattanooga
Location
TN-CHATTANOOGA

Overview

CHI Memorial Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.

 

Important Note: Nicotine is part of our pre-employment drug screen

Responsibilities

Surgery can be very scary for a patient. It’s our job to make sure surgical areas are ready for use when needed. Our Surg Techs ensure that the operating areas are sterile and clean while confirming all equipment needed works properly. If you are a Certified Surgical Technician and want to start a new career with an amazing group of healthcare professionals, see below what it takes to join our team.
 
What you’ll do:
  • Prepares the operating room for surgical procedures by ensuring the equipment is functioning properly and safely
  • Prepares the operating room and the sterile field for surgical procedures by preparing sterile supplies, instruments, and equipment using sterile technique
  • Demonstrates knowledge of human anatomy and pathophysiology and how it relates to the patient and surgical procedure
  • Anticipates usual and unexpected events during the surgical procedure and responds in an efficient manner
  • Handles and processes surgical specimens according to established policy/procedure
  • Serves as a preceptor in training and orientation of fellow staff members and students

Qualifications

Completion of an accredited Surgical Technology program

Certification in Surgical Technology

Basic Life Support (BLS) required

 

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