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Requisition Number 17-0083
Post Date 4/18/2017
Employment Type Full Time
Location Bristol
Department Ambulatory Surgery Center
Title Surgical Tech
City Bristol
State TN
Description • Perform necessary set-up of operating room; gather instruments, equipment, sterile solutions, supplies, etc.
• Test equipment prior to operation to ensure that it is in proper working order
• Assist in positioning the patient on the operating table and cover with sterile surgical drapes
• Assist the surgical team in donning sterile gowns and gloves
• Pass instruments and other sterile supplies to surgeons and surgical assistants during surgery
• May hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments
• May prepare, care for, and dispose of specimens taken for laboratory analysis
• Apply dressings as requested
• May assist in closing under the supervision of the attending physician
• Operate sterilizers, lights, or suction machines and assist in the operation of diagnostic equipment
• Transfer patients to the recovery room and clean and restock the operating room
• Proficient in the performance of all surgical procedures performed within the ASC and able to perform those duties alone and without additional assistance.
• Aid in the training and orientation of new Surgical Technologist staff
Requirements • High School Diploma or equivalent required
• Prior experience as an OR Tech: 3+ Years
• Surgical Technologist Certification highly desired
• Be proficient in the performance of procedures within all specialties within the ASC environment
• Current CPR certification and capable of initiating cardio-pulmonary resuscitation in times of emergency
• Knowledge of principles of sterile technique
• Approved to work as a Surgical Technologist within the state of Tennessee
• Be able to perform and excel in a high stress environment
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • Holston Medical Group participates in E-Verify
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