Surgical Technologist I

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945222

Vidant SurgiCenter

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

The Surgical Technologist II (OR Dept) works under the supervision of the assistant nurse manager (area specific). He/she is responsible for maintaining the integrity, safety, and efficiency of the sterile field throughout the operation. Knowledge of and experience with aseptic technique, qualify the Surgical Technician II to prepare and arrange instruments and supplies and to assist the surgeon and assistants throughout the operation by providing the sterile instruments and supplies required.

The Surgical Technologist II (Central Services Dept)  is a member of the Central Services Department within the Division of Nursing. Functions include: Participates in the decontamination, inspection, cleaning, assembling, and packaging of surgical instruments, equipment and any items that need processing. Participates in the sterilization of instruments and/or equipment and correct documentation. Participates in the restocking and cleaning of all anesthesia carts. Assists in the cleaning, restocking, and supply requests of the anesthesia workroom. Verifies expiration dates on drugs and supplies and maintains accurate records of such. Scrubs and assists on surgical cases to keep skills current.

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technologist Program
  • Additional education/certification or experience preferred, but not required ,i.e. CRCST or CST
  • Membership in a professional organization.
  • Must have at least one year of experience in area of concentration.
  • Most recent appraisal must be at least meets expectations.
  • BLS for healthcare providers.  Certification required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Other Information

Questions?  e-Mail: JOBS@VIDANTHEALTH.COM

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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