HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Surgical Technician Cert PRN in Summerville, South Carolina

/Summerville Medical Center is a 94-bed, acute-care hospital with a 24-hour emergency room and comprehensive medical services. The facility enjoys an enviable reputation for its cardiac services, pediatrics, and women’s services, including “home-like” birthing suites. Trident Health has earned recognition as a leader in the delivery of healthcare in the Lowcountry./

TheCertified Surgical Technologistperforms a variety of technical duties to assist in preparing and caring for pre-operative patients. The tasks and responsibilities include: * Assembles supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedures. * Prepares sterile instrument table. * Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards. * Maintains aseptic techniques and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique. * Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients. * Transports patients to and from surgical suite. * Positions patient according to type of surgery. * Assists the surgical team in surgical procedures which may include passing instruments, sponges and sutures. * Maintains work area. * Gathers equipment for cleaning and sterilization. * Assists in the monitoring of the patient through the procedure. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

EDUCATION: * High School Diploma or equivalent is required * A Graduate of a formal Surgical Technologist program or equivalent training is required LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: * A Certified Surgical Technologist is required * A current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) card is required EXPERIENCE: * Previous Surgical Technician experience is strongly preferred ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: * Detail-oriented with ability to sustain concentration over long periods of time * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

Title: Surgical Technician Cert PRN

Location: South Carolina-Summerville-Summerville Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00062-17243