• Technologist-Surgical II

    Location US-MS-Desoto
    Posted Date 2 years ago(10/6/2017 7:56 AM)
    Position Code
    Regular Full-Time
    DC OR Operating Room
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    Functions under the AST guidelines for performance. Handles instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. Assists surgical team during operation/procedure by arranging, inventory 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. within AST standards Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Experience Minimum Required: 2 years’ experience as a surgical tech.
    • Education Minimum Required: Skill in communicating clearly and effectively using standard English in written, oral and verbal format to achieve high productivity and efficiency. Skill to write legibly and record information accurately as necessary to perform job duties.
    • Training Minimum Required: Tennessee: Acquires and maintains certification through AST in Tennessee (and/or meets the state regulatory requirement for surgical techs to be grandfathered in at this level).
    • Training Desired/Preferred: Mississippi and Arkansas: Acquires and maintains certification through appropriate/approved accreditation body.
    • Special Skills Minimum Required: Computer literacy. Be a member of a professional organization.
    • Licensure Minimum: BLS


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