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Surgery Tech - Germantown Surgery Ctr - FT

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 Job Title: Surgery Tech - Germantown Surgery Ctr - FT
 Company Name: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare - SOLUS Management Services
 Employment Type: Full Time
 Location: MEMPHIS, TN, United States
 Department: GERMANTOWN SURGERY CENTER
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: DAYS
 Hours/Pay Period: 80
 Degree Required: Graduate Certified Surgical Tech Program (CST)
 Job ID: 2013.60050055.017916
 Date Posted: Jan 11, 2013
 Years Experience: 3
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  Complete Description

Gr 10 - Surgery Tech - Germantown Surgery Ctr

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for assisting the surgical team by acting as a primary scrub person who handles surgical instruments, supplies and equipment used in a specialized area during surgical procedures. Maintains constant vigilance for the maintenance of the sterile field. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The Methodist Mission, Vision, and Values.

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • Holds current national certification as a Surgical Technologist (LCC-ST).

OR

  • Must demonstrate education/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 center program; or
  • Successfully completed the surgical technologists LCC-ST 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.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • BLS and/or Heartsaver AED is preferred (or must obtain within 90 days of hire).
  • At least 3 yrs of orthopedic experience preferred.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Ability to communicate verbally with co-workers, physicians and other outside professional staff.
  • Ability to organize tasks and maintain control of work flow.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations as would be acquired through completion of high school.
  • Ability to read and follow written instruction as would be acquired through completion of high school.



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