Surgical Technologist - Full Time - Tarboro

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917060

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, formerly Heritage Hospital, is a full-service, 117-bed acute care facility where residents of Tarboro, Edgecombe county and surrounding communities receive a wide range of health services close to home.  Our partnership with Vidant Health enhances our wide range of services and improves the quality of care our patients receive. More than 20 specialties are represented by Vidant Edgecombe Hospital's medical staff, assuring the people of Edgecombe county that almost all their health needs can be met right here at home. In addition to acute care, our services include rehabilitation, oncology and outpatient clinics.

Responsibilities

The OR Surgical Technologist will at all times function under the direct supervision of a RN and will be responsible for scrubbing and assisting on all types of surgical cases and other daily job related activities. Attendance at hospital education programs related to individual growth is expected. The schedule will be Monday through Friday, with call rotation basis, during the week and on weekends as scheduled by the OR Assistant Manager or Nurse Manager. The Surgical Technologist is directly responsible for performing according to policy and procedure with strict adherence to aseptic technique, making all advances necessary preparations to insure the needs of the surgical team and patient are met. Employee may cross train to other areas to include central sterile reprocessing, procedure scheduling, charge entry, and supply management. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Completed course of training in surgical technology specialty.

  • Available for on call rotations, weekends and weekdays, 3p-11p and 11p-7a.

  • Available for on call response time of 15-20 minutes.

  • The Surgical Technologist position requires one year of on the job experience. He or She must also possess considerable knowledge in modern surgical and technical skills specific to patient population. BCLS is required. Certification in Surgical Technology is a plus. Employee must be efficient in responding to the management of emergency situations under the direction of the RN and physician. 

Preferred Requirements

  • 1-2 years of experience as a surgical tech.

  • Surgical technologist certification.

  • BLS certification preferred, may obtain after employment.

Other Information

  • Monday- Friday 6:45 am - 3:15 pm, plus call.

  • Will consider a strong new grad candidate.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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