Technologist-Surgical I

Location US-TN-MEMPHIS
Posted Date 1 week ago(10/12/2021 2:29 PM)
Position Code
12886
Day Shift
Yes
Night Shift
Yes
Rotating Shift
Yes
Evenings
Yes
Status
Regular Full-Time
Department
ME Operating Room

Overview and Responsibilities

Assists surgical team during operation/procedure by arranging, inventoring and maintaining sterile set up for operation, and passes items as needed. Assists in preparation of surgical suite, moving patients, and in cleaning. Provides aid in exposure, homeostasis, and other technical functions that will help the surgeon carry out safe operation with optimal results for the patient. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Experience
 
DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
 
 
 
  
Education
 
DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
 
Holds a current National Certification established by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) as a surgical technologist. OR Must demonstrate education and training through one of the following methods under TN Code Ann. 68-57-101(a). - Completion of a CAAHEP accredited program in surgical technology. - Completion of an appropriate training program for surgical technologists in the armed forces, CAAHEP accredited hospital, or CAAHEP accredited ambulatory surgical treatment cancer program; or - Successfully completed the surgical technologists NBSTSA certifying exam OR Grandfathered under TN Code Ann. 68-57-102(a). - Prior to July 1, 2006, was employed for not less than 18 months as a surgical technologist in a hospital, medical office, surgery center, or school; or began training to be a surgical technologist in an accredited surgical technology program. Please note: Effective July 1, 2013, the State of Tennessee requires surgical technologists to complete 15 CEs annually to remain qualified for employment at BMHCC. Certified surgical technologists are exempt from the new requirement, but they must maintain a current and active national CST certification from NBSTSA.
 
 
 
Training
 
DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
 
15 hours of continuing education annually
 
 
 
Special Skills
 
DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
 
Computer literacy.
 
 
 
Licensure
 
DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
 
BLS
 
 
 
Reporting Relationships
 
Does this position formally supervise employees? If set to YES, then this position has the authority (delegated) to hire, terminate, discipline, promote or effectively recommend such to manager.
Reporting Relationships
 
 
No

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