Surgical Technologist FT Days, Winston Salem Main Campus

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Wake Forest Baptist Health
Published
May 7, 2021
Location
Wake Forest, North Carolina
Job Type

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Job Description
Job Title:
Surgical Technologist FT Days, Winston Salem Main Campus
Job ID:
47418
Location:
 
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
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Major Duties
Job Summary:  The Surgical Technologist renders care to assigned patients under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Duties include:  assisting with direct patient care activities; preparing and stocking the Operating Room before and after surgery; gathering clean and sterile supplies; setting up sterile instrument fields; maintaining and monitoring aseptic techniques.

 

Education / Experience:  Graduation from a Surgical Technology program or from an Accredited School of Nursing.

 

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration:  Certification preferred, BCLS required.

 

Essential Functions:

 

1.

Ensures quality patient care, safety, and advocacy through critical thinking, anticipation and management of case specific needs, under direct supervision of the RN.

 

2.

Ensures complete, accurate and timely care, cleanliness and management of instruments, equipment and supplies.

 

3.

Communications to the team, co-workers and patients in an effective, positive and professional manner.  Demonstrates effective, positive, professional manners while exercising verbal and nonverbal communication to the multidisciplinary team, co-workers, and patients.

 

4.

Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth and development.

 

5.

Demonstrates cost containment activities of instruments and inventory.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

 

Practice Innovation

Resilient and flexible in a changing environment

Systems for patient safety

Technology/informatics skills

Functions effectively under stressful and difficult situations

 

 

Physical Requirements:

Amount of time spent performing the following activities:

0%

35%

65%

to

to

to

35%

65%

100%

N/A

Activity

X

Standing

X

Walking

X

Sitting

X

Bending

X

Reaching with arms

X

Finger and hand dexterity

X

Talking

X

Hearing

X

Seeing

Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:

X

20 lbs. maximum

X

50 lbs. maximum

X

100 lbs. maximum

 

 

Work Environment:

May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases, hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes

May be exposed to toxic chemicals and radiation

Handles emergency or crisis situation

Subject to many interruptions, highly stressful and crowded/noisy conditions

 

Required Protective Equipment:

 

Eye/face protection

Gown

Mask

Gloves

Hair covering

 

 

Generic Job Description

Essential Functions:

1.

Ensures quality patient care, safety, and advocacy through critical thinking, anticipation and management of case specific needs, under direct supervision of the RN.

 

2.

Ensures complete, accurate and timely care, cleanliness and management of instruments, equipment and supplies.

 

3.

Communications to the team, co-workers and patients in an effective, positive and professional manner.  Demonstrates effective, positive, professional manners while exercising verbal and nonverbal communication to the multidisciplinary team, co-workers, and patients.

 

4.

Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth and development.

 

5.

Demonstrates cost containment activities of instruments and inventory.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

 

Practice Innovation

Resilient and flexible in a changing environment

Systems for patient safety

Technology/informatics skills

Functions effectively under stressful and difficult situations

 

 

Physical Requirements:

Amount of time spent performing the following activities:

0%

35%

65%

to

to

to

35%

65%

100%

N/A

Activity

X

Standing

X

Walking

X

Sitting

X

Bending

X

Reaching with arms

X

Finger and hand dexterity

X

Talking

X

Hearing

X

Seeing

Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:

X

20 lbs. maximum

X

50 lbs. maximum

X

100 lbs. maximum

 

 

Work Environment:

  • May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases, hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes
  • May be exposed to toxic chemicals and radiation
  • Handles emergency or crisis situation
  • Subject to many interruptions, highly stressful and crowded/noisy conditions

 

Required Protective Equipment:

  • Eye/face protection
  • Gown
  • Mask
  • Gloves
  • Hair covering

 

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina  27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-6464.  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at accommodationrequest@wakehealth.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

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