SUMMARY: Certified Surgical Technologist assists surgeons during operative and invasive procedures. Scrub Tech ensures the operating suite is adequately prepared for the procedures. The Surgical Technologist ensures all instruments are cleaned and sterilized and functioning properly. Maintains sterile field during surgical procedures. Adheres to accepted standards for the provision of safe patient care in the surgical environment. The Surgical Technologist assists the anesthesiologist when blocks are required for surgery. Participates in department staff meetings and performance improvement activities. Prepares setup and scrubs new technology procedures such as (TVAR) Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, (LVAD) Left Ventricular Assist Device, Impella Implantation, Ablation Devices, Transmyocardial Laser, Cardio Assist Devices, Endovascular cases, and other cases as determined by Cardiovascular surgeons. Must be able to troubleshoot and recognize life threatening events. Must be able to take call.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must have an understanding of the Heart-Lung Machine and its function with the cardiovascular system in regard to cannulation of the patient.
Minimum Education: College, military or vocational training required.
Minimum Experience: 1 to 2 years of job-related experience is preferred.
Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses: Certified Surgical Technology recognized by the Association of Surgical Technologists (A.S.T.), National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) for any new hire is required. BLS required.
Primary Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina
Facility: Piedmont Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005039364
About Piedmont Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.