Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health - Lafayette, IN

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Position summaryThe Certified Surgical Technologist assists in the nursing care and preparation of cases and patients by performance of routine and delegated duties under the direction of a Registered Nurse. The incumbent performs duties related to case preparation and clean up, maintenance of supplies, assisting with transporting, and housekeeping duties.Essential job functionsSUPPORT RESPONSIBILITIES-Assists with specimen handling in accordance to unit policy and procedure. -Assists with circulating duties. -Assists with cleaning, stocking, and maintaining supplies and equipment. -Assists with transporting of patients. -Assists with patient care activities. DAILY RESPONSIBILITES-Prepares and sets up cases. -Facilitates the physician in having the appropriate instruments, equipment, and supplies as the needs of patient care are met with maintaining the age specific practices. -Maintains the care of instruments per unit policy and procedure. -Maintains safety standards in the handling of sharps (i.e. blades, needles, sharp instruments). -Maintains awareness of items that require counts , and assists the circulating nurse with the count process. Knowledge, skills abilities-Knowledge of practices, equipment and supplies needed for procedures. -Skill in operating job-related equipment. -Must be able to apply principles of sterile and aseptic technique. -Must be able to identify and provide for age-specific needs. -Ability to organize and anticipate the needs of the physician. Minimum qualifications EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent required LicensureCompletion of an accredited Surgical Technologist course; successful completion of certification exam within one year of hire date. OtherCPR certification required.

Keywords: CST, Surgery, Certified Surgical Technologist

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