Description:

Oregon Surgicenter is an outpatient surgery center devoted to urologic procedures. We currently have an opening for a full time Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).  

 

Job Duties/Essential Functions:

 

  • As the “scrub” for surgical procedures, maintains sterile technique for good patient care.

  • Assists surgeon and anticipates his/her needs.

  • Responsible for instruments, sutures, sponge counts with circulating nurse.

  • Responsible for updating surgeons’ preference cards as needed.

  • Has extensive knowledge of surgical instruments, their care and use.

  • Knowledge of anatomy required.

  • Considerate and courteous when interacting with patients, visitors and other staff.

  • Under supervision, assists with general nursing activities in the OR, PACU, and procedure areas.

  • Assists with the care, preparation and maintenance of sterile and unsterile equipment and supplies necessary for surgical interventions.

  • Interacts with other staff in a positive, friendly and supportive manner.

  • Assists with surgeries and minor procedures as necessary.

  • Assists with sterile processing and helps with cleaning and sterilizing equipment between uses.

  • Assists in pre-op area, PACU, and procedures department as assigned.

  • Contributes to the unit Continuous Quality Improvement and Infection Control programs.

  • Wears personal protective equipment as necessary.

  • Reports to the OSC manager, OR team lead and/or circulating RN.

  Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program.

  • Current CST certification.

  • Current BLS certification.

  • At least two years of surgical tech experience preferred. Urology experience recommended.

  • Must pass a background check and drug screen.

No nights, weekends, holidays, or call required.

Please reference Job ID #: OSC-CST on employment application.

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