Certified Surgical Tech in Athens, TN at Starr Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Certified Surgical Tech - FT -  Day Shift - Athens Surgery Center - position available; working variable shifts.

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Demonstrates cooperative work attitude toward and with staff, physicians, management, patients, and families, visitors and vendors.
  • Provides patient with explanations and verbal reassurance, as necessary.
  • Adapts procedures to meet individual needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients for treatment.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Prepares room in a timely manner with all anticipated instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment for each individual surgical procedure.
  • Demonstrates competence in care of specimens and accurately handles specimens at all times.
  • Accurately complete operating room counts.
  • Knows and practices the principles and techniques of sterile/aseptic technique.

Job Requirements

Qualifications for the position:

• Must be a Certified Surgical Tech in the State of Tennessee

• Minimum 1 year operating room experience preferred

• Able to work day shift

• High School diploma or equivalent required

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran