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Surgical Technologist I

Job ID: 948337
Facility: Vidant SurgiCenter
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Feb 15, 2021

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Job Description

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 I (OR Dept)  works under the supervision of the operating room nurse.  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 I 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.

Surgical Technologist I (Central Services Dept)  is a member of the Central Services Department within the Division of Nursing.  Duties include decontamination, inspection, cleaning, assembling, and packaging of surgical instruments, equipment and any items that need processing. 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.  Provides assistance to the Licensed Anesthesia Providers.

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technologist Program
  • BLS for healthcare providers.  Certification required.
  • Additional education/certification or experience preferred ,but not required, i.e. CRCST or CST
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

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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