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Certified Surgical Technologist

Cartersville, GA, United States

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Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Cartersville Medical Center 

Cartersville, GA


Certified Surgical Technologist - OR


Shift Details:  Full Time  |  3 - 12 hour shifts  |  Weekend Call required

 

Nestled among beautiful mountains, the Etowah River, and Lake Allatoona, charming Cartersville, Georgia is the perfect place to call home and only minutes from vibrant Metro Atlanta.  Home to Cartersville Medical Center, a growing 119-bed acute care hospital and regional cancer center, you’ll love the family-oriented, patient-centered work environment with Healthgrades five-star rated service lines. 


Explore the history-rich Smithsonian affiliated museums; shop the unique downtown boutiques; play at Lakepoint Sporting Community; float the river in a kayak, canoe or tube; and enjoy the many community events and festivals year-round. 


Education options include top rated schools with championship athletic programs and Georgia Highlands College, a two-year institution of the University System of Georgia. Live, work and play in Cartersville, while being minutes away from Atlanta and Chattanooga. Visit the metro areas, then come home to Cartersville. Learn more at http://www.cartersvillemedical.com/.

 

Cartersville Medical Center is currently looking for a Certified Surgical Technologist to join their great Surgical Services Team.  Apply Now!


Job Summary

  • The Surgical Technologist (ST), under the supervision of a registered nurse, provides intraoperative technical skills in surgical interventions to the infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient population.
  • The ST is responsible for preparing the sterile field with equipment and instruments, utilizing perioperative standards and principles to assure the highest level of sterility and quality outcomes for the surgical patient.
  • Promotes cost-effective supply usage.
  • Responsible in assisting the RN with planning and implementation of  patient care.
  • Responsible for maintaining current knowledge of AORN recommended practices and hospital policies/ standards of this facility.
  • Utilizes effective communication skills and interacts with others in a courteous manner.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities to assure continuous quality improvement.
  • Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers, and all other customers.
  • Promotes a supportive, teamwork-oriented environment.
  • Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of CMC.
  • Promotes and maintains patient safety standards. 


Qualifications

  • Previous OR experience preferred.
  • Graduate of a recognized school for surgical technologists or has commensurate ORT experience.
  • Basic Healthcare Provider (BLS) Certification required within 90 days of hire or promotion.
  • Competency to assist in endoscopy procedures, ordering supplies, and sterile processing.
  • CST certification required
  • Must be within 30 minutes of facility when on call.

 



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Cartersville Medical Center
Facility: Cartersville Medical Center
Job ID: 08625-7331
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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