Job Title:
Surgical Technologist
Job ID:
James Cancer Hospital/CCC
Operating Room
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Position summary

Surgical Technologist (Job Opening 442714) - Position Summary: The Surgical Technologist (ST) is an unclassified professional staff position. The ST works under the general supervision of the Perioperative Manager and the direct supervision of the PCC-RN, performing technical skills related to intraoperative patient care, using established nursing policies and procedures. The ST performs direct and indirect perioperative nursing tasks for pediatric and adult patients having surgical and endoscopy procedures. The primary focus of this position is the scrub person role. Under the supervision of an operating room Charge Nurse the ST performs basic operating room materials services tasks. Under the direct supervision of a credentialed surgeon, the ST performs second assisting duties during the surgical procedure. The ST performs all tasks in a manner that is cost effective without compromising quality of care, meets hospital continuing education and certification requirements upholds Nursing Services philosophy and objectives, contributes to organizational effectiveness, and demonstrates career growth and development. The ST works rotating shifts as assigned by the Nurse Manager. Call is assigned on a rotating basis. All employees entering this position shall receive orientation to The University Hospitals system and The James Operating Rooms. Orientation will include the role, duties and responsibilities of the Surgical Technologist.

Education and experience

High school diploma and satisfactory completion of a recognized training program for operating room technician or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.