Surgical Technologist - Vidant SurgiCenter

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918082

Vidant SurgiCenter

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant SurgiCenter

Vidant SurgiCenter operates a licensed freestanding ambulatory surgery center dedicated to serving the patients of eastern North Carolina with a high quality staff and first class facility. The facility has 10 state of the art operating rooms, 17 preoperative bed stalls, 22 post anesthesia beds, 6 recovery center beds and a patient/family centered lobby. Vidant SurgiCenter is a joint venture between Vidant Medical Center and local physicians with a Joint Commissions Accreditation of Ambulatory Health Care. Vidant SurgiCenter will enhance the patient experience by improving the ease of access for patients and referring physicians. Under the guidance of Vidant Health and physicians, Vidant SurgiCenter will be the destination for outpatient surgery by providing quality, safe patient care, marketing to consumers and enhancing the relationships and referrals of physicians. By providing excellent, effective and efficient care to our patients the mission of Vidant SurgiCenter will be achieved.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to scrub and has a working knowledge and understanding for all types of surgical procedures.
  • Recognizes breaks in aseptic technique and responds appropriately.
  • Participates in the preparation of the OR room and equipment for any surgical procedure.
  • Anticipates the need for necessary supplies for each surgical case.
  • Carries out current infection control and universal precaution policies and procedures. Stays abreast of changes in policies.
  • Is accountable for and participates in sponge, needle and instrument count.
  • Has functional knowledge of available sterilization techniques for equipment and instruments for procedures.
  • Has functional knowledge and ability to identify emergency situations using sound judgment and recognizes the scope and limits of a Surgical Technicians training.
  • Displays dexterity in use, handling of, and maintenance of surgical equipment, instrumentation, and assisting physician.
  • Assists in the decontamination room and CSR when not performing on a surgical procedure.
  • Reports to the Charge Nurse and/or ANM for assignments when not in a surgical procedure.
  • Demonstrates efficiency in use of time, motion, and material.

Minimum Requirements

  • Certification of completion from an accredited Surgical Technologist Program. New grads considered.

Other Information

  • Monday - Friday 6:45 am - 15:15 pm. Hours may vary including some late hours according to the work load demands.

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.

 

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Email: Rita.Williams@vidanthealth.com
 

Email: Michelle.Wiggins@vidanthealth.com
 

 

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