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Certified Surgical Technician

Requisition R121073 Market Greenville, South Carolina Department Inpatient Surgery - St. Francis - Downtown Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time

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Surgical Tech – Certified – St Francis Greenville:

Job Summary:
The Certified Surgical Tech assists the surgical team by acting as the primary scrub technician who handles the instruments, supplies and equipment during surgical procedures. The Surgical Tech is also tasked with preparing and sterilizing the operating rooms, as well as the necessary equipment and instruments, prior to any surgical procedure. Working collaboratively and promoting teamwork is key to success in this Certified Surgical Tech position.

Essential Functions:
• Prepares and organizes the operating room equipment, instruments, and supplies as required for various surgical procedures
• Assists in the maintenance of the sterile field by applying principles of aseptic techniques and informing the surgeon/surgical team of infractions
• Provides instruments and supplies to the surgical team during procedures
• Cleans, wraps and prepares the instruments for sterilization
• Retrieves, collects and properly labels specimens
• Checks and monitors medications and assists with the placement of sterile drapes
• Other duties as assigned

Education:
• High School Degree or GED required
• Associates Degree or Vocational Certification, Surgical Tech preferred

Licensing & Certifications:
• Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) certification
• Basic Life Support (BLS) – American Heart Association

Experience (preferred):
• Minimum of one year perioperative experience, can include military training for surgical technologists and/or operating room technicians

Working Conditions
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids
May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials 
May have periods of constant interruptions

Physical Requirements

Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.)   34-66%
Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)    1-33%
Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)  34-66%
Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)   1-33%
Stoop/Kneel   1-33%
Crawling   0%
Climbing    0%
Balance   34-66%
Bending    34-66%
Sitting   1-33%
Walking    1-33%
Standing   67-100%

Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Perform shift work
Maneuver weight of patients
Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder
Reach above shoulder
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Finger Dexterity
Color Vision
Acuity - far
Acuity - near
Depth perception
Use of Latex Gloves
Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
Exposure to high pitched noises
Gaseous risk exposure

Patient Population
Neonates (0-4 weeks)
Infant (1-12 months)
Pediatrics (1-12 years)
Adolescents (13-17 years)
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons

Department:

Inpatient Surgery - St. Francis - Downtown

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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