The Surgical technician assists the surgeon in the sterile field by providing appropriate and adequate sterile instruments and other supplies during the operative procedure. The Surgical Tech maintains the surgical field through aseptic practices and works under the supervision of the surgeons, registered nurses or other surgical personnel as a member of the peri-operative team. Assists in the nursing care and preparation of the surgical patient for surgery. Responsible for the assembly of cases. Works cooperatively with ancillary departments and other team members. Participates in performance improvement initiatives.
Essential Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technology. Current CST certification from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting is preferred or ability to obtain within one year of hire. Surgical Scrub Tech experience is required. Current BLS certification required; ACLS certification preferred.
The major strength of Weeks Medical Center is found in the ability of our physicians and staff to offer extensive services utilizing state-of-the-art technology while maintaining the personalized care of a community hospital. Weeks is a 25-bed critical access hospital offering medical, surgical, and intensive care services. In addition, a wide variety of outpatient services are available, including cardiac and physical rehabilitation; a fully-staffed oncology department; 24-hour emergency care; a fully equipped laboratory; and an extensive radiology department. Weeks is blessed with strong leadership and a dedicated community that allows us to meet the ever-changing requirements of today’s healthcare environment.