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Surgical Technologist
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East Hospital
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Position summary

Surgical Technologist (Job Opening 442991) - POSITION SUMMARY The ST is responsible for providing care to the patient and his/her family under the direction of the RN and/or Physician. The ST is responsible for collecting data, performing technical skills related to endoscopic and physiologic testing patient care, reporting to the RN and documenting. Under the supervision of the Endoscopy Charge Nurse, the ST performs basic endoscopy room materials services tasks, direct patient care activities and equipment processing. Under direct supervision of an endoscopic physician, the ST assists with endoscopy handling accessory equipment. The ST performs all tasks in a manner that is cost effective without compromising quality of care, meets hospital continuing education requirements and works toward Gastroenterology Tech certificate completion. Hours and shifts will vary depending on the needs of the unit and call will be assigned on a rotating basis. All employees entering this position shall receive orientation to The University Hospitals system and The OSUMC Endoscopy Unit. Orientation will include the role, duties and responsibilities of the ST in relationship to assisting with endoscopic procedures as well as direct patient care.

Education and experience

Must be a high school graduate or possess the GED, and must have completed formal Surgical Technology Training Program or the equivalent. Previous experience in the Operating Room as Surgical Technologist is preferred.