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Surgical Technologist

Posted on May 14, 2019 by UCHealth

Colorado Springs, CO 80928
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Shift:

FTE Status: Full Time

FTE: FTE: 1.000000

WORDING REGARDING OPPORTUNITY AND DEPARTMENT

Summary:

Facilitates the safe and efficient performance of surgical procedures.

Responsibilities:

Prepares surgical operating suite with drapes, solutions, instruments, equipment and supplies.

Ensures good working order of equipment and instruments. Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.

Passes instruments to physician during surgery. Continually accounts for number and location of instruments and supplies during surgery.

Receives and processes specimens for delivery to the laboratory.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements

* Credentials:

Essential:

* Basic Life Support
* Surgical Tech
* Surgical Assistant

* Other information:

Minimum Required Education: High School diploma or GED. Surgical Technologist program.

Required Licensure/Certification: State Surgical Assistant or Surgical Technologist registration. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. Preferred: Certified as a Surgical Technologist (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).

Minimum Experience: None required.
* IF APPLICABLE: BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

IF APPLICABLE(if HM selects "yes" on requisition request): Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager. If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with your resume in one document.

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