The Surgical Technologist under the direction of the Nurse, performs sub-professional duties including utilizing sterile techniques to assist physicians during surgery. Surgical Tech assists licensed staff and physicians as directed within approved standards. CST performs other related duties as directed. Surgical Technologist assumes the responsibility for meeting the basic needs of all patients assigned. Provides care to a patient population ranging from infant to geriatric, unless otherwise indicated. Works collaboratively with the health care team, is customer-focused and strives to meet unit and hospital goals. Provides quality care according to established practice standards and guidelines for the area(s) assigned. Must be willing/able to float to other (comparable) nursing units, as requested/needed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
High school graduate or equivalent
Successfully completed an accredited educational program for surgical technologists AND hold and maintains the Certified Surgical Technologist credential administered by the NBSTSA; or has completed an appropriate training for surgical technology in the US armed forces or the US Public Health Service; or was employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility in South Carolina before 01/01/2008; or is in the service of the federal government.
Must have current BCLS certification
Previous hospital experience preferred
Must be certified through the NBSTSA
Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians
Primary Location: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Facility: East Cooper Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105011325
About East Cooper Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.