Eskenazi Health is growing and it is expanding within its surgical team. There are now openings for certified surgical technologists (CST), a member of the surgical team who helps ensure safe, efficient and successful surgical procedures and outcomes. A CST handles the instruments and supplies for surgical procedures and anticipates the needs of the surgeon to help ensure the high-quality patient care that is expected at Eskenazi Health.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs assigned surgical procedures and preparations in conjunction with the activities of the total surgical team
Assists surgeons, anesthesiologists, and nurses to facilitate safe and effective patient care
Anticipates and responds to surgeons' needs by having appropriate instruments, supplies, and equipment for surgical procedures
Maintains sterile technique/environment
Prepares operating room for surgical procedures with appropriate supplies, equipment, and instrumentation for each assigned case
Prepares/maintains/labels medication on the sterile field accurately and according to procedure
Provides for appropriate handling/labeling/disposition of surgical specimens
Performs appropriate counts with Circulating Nurse as required by policy
Responds to and functions effectively in emergency situations
Assists with patient positioning and positioning devices, and providing patient comfort measures
Gowns and gloves self and other sterile personnel
Prepares/maintains sterile field and drapes for procedures
Handles, cares for, cleans, and passes instruments
Prepares/places sterile dressings
Accounts for all instrumentation
Cleans and stocks room to prepare for following procedures
Interested candidates should be ready to hit the ground running.
If you are ready for a rewarding CST career, please contact Kenya Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1.855.360.JOBS today!
Recent graduates should be prepared to earn their CST certification within 45 days of their start date.
Current CST certification through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Will also accept candidates with an active LPN license PLUS a minimum of 2 years of intra-operative experience
CSTs must complete 60 hours of approved continuing education in a 4-year timeframe with 15 CEUs turned into education every year Current BLS certification Member of professional organization (AST) preferred
We are looking for recent graduates, but prefer experienced CSTs, preferably with orthopedic, neurosurgery, ophthalmology and/or trauma experience.
Additional Salary Information: Varies depending on experience
Internal Number: 16331
About Eskenazi Health
For nearly 160 years, Eskenazi Health has offered high-quality, cost-effective and patient-focused health care to the residents of Marion County and Central Indiana. As one of America’s largest essential health care systems, Eskenazi Health provides treatment and services to nearly 1 million outpatient visitors each year.