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Job ID: PER00JKS
Location: Lenoir, NC
Facility/Division: CALDWELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Shift: Day Job
DescriptionSurgical Technologists (ST) are allied health professionals who assist in the preparation and care of surgical patients ranging from infancy to geriatrics under the general direction of a professional nurse. The ST possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a surgeon's performance of invasive, therapeutic, and diagnostic procedures. The ST who has a dual function in the operating room and the ambulatory setting demonstrates competency in the care of surgical patients preoperatively and postoperatively in the ambulatory surgical clinic setting.
Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technology program. National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) certification or National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) certification.
Senior Surgical Technologist-A: Three (3) years of clinical practice.
Senior Surgical Technologist-B: Five (5) years of surgical technology practice. Candidates for Surgical Technologist 2-A and Surgical Technologist 2-B must meet requirements established by the Surgical Technologist Clinical Ladder Review Board.
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