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.
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.