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Surgical Tech

Company: Starr Regional Medical Center
Location: Athens
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Starr Regional Medical CenterOur Athens campus is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Surgical Tech. This job is permanent, full time.Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Pay
    • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) for full-time employees
    • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
    • 401(k) plan with company match
    • Paid Training
    • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicantsCore competencies include, but are not limited to the following:Prepares surgical operating suite with drapes, solutions, instruments, equipment and supplies. Ensures good working order of equipment and instruments.Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.Passes instruments to physician during surgery. Continually accounts for number and location of instruments and supplies during surgery.Receives and processes specimens for delivery to the laboratory.Job Requirements:Minimum EducationIndividuals must meet one (1) of the qualifications listed below:(1) Hold current national certification established by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting(NBSTSA); or(2)Have completed a program for surgical technology accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs(CAAHEP); or(3)Have completed an appropriate training program for surgical technologists in the Armed Forces or at a CAAHEP-accredited hospital or CAAHEP-accredited ambulatory surgical treatment center program. For the purposes of this chapter, "armed forces" means the army, navy, air force, marine corps, coast guard, or public health service of the United States; or(4) Successfully complete the surgical technologists NBSTSA certifying examRequired Licenses[Tennessee, United States] Certified Surgical TechnologistThe below certification will be required within 6 months of hire:X Surgical Technologist CertificationRequired Skills/Certifications:The below certifications will be required at the time of hire:X Basic Life Support (BLS)Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Starr Regional Medical Center, Chattanooga , Surgical Tech, Healthcare , Athens, Tennessee

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