Certified Surgical Tech – OSC (Full Time)

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.