Assists in Nursing Care and preparation of the surgical patient by performance of routine and delegated duties according to standards and policies of GSRMC, and the department of Surgical Services. Performs scrub duties and related procedures. Assists in the maintenance of all supplies. Provides assistance in emergency procedures as well as elective and scheduled cases. Assists in preparation, transportation and supervision of patients.
Graduate of a School of Surgical Technology.
Certification criteria and eligibility to work:
Effective January 1, 2008, if you are working now or have worked at any time as a surgical technologist prior to January 1, 2008 you are grandfathered and can work for the rest of your life. If you are currently a student, you will have 3 months after graduation during which you can work without being certified. Within the 3 months after graduation from your surgical technologist school you must submit proof to the Director of Surgical Services of successful completion of the Surgical Technologist certification exam. Surgical Technologists (certified and uncertified) must earn the required hours of continuing education per year as designated by the Association of Surgical Technologists and submit proof of completion of the continuing education hours to the Director of Surgical Services who will submit the information to Human Resources.
B: Always current: Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
C: Experience: Two (2) year recent OR experience preferred.