Certified Surgical Tech

LifePoint Hospitals Athens, TN
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.

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

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