• Technologist-Surgical II

    Location US-TN-MEMPHIS
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/10/2020 4:00 PM)
    Position Code
    4124
    Day Shift
    Yes
    Night Shift
    Yes
    Rotating Shift
    Yes
    Evenings
    Yes
    Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ME 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, 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 within AST standards. Performs other duties as assigned. Applicable in TN.
     

    Qualifications

    DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
     
    2 years experience as a surgical tech OR work experience stated in the TN Grandfather Clause.
     
     
     
    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. AND 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.
     

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