Community Healthcare System Surgery Tech in Hobart, Indiana

Surgery Tech

Job ID:19938

Category:Nursing Services

Facility:St. Mary Medical Center

Department:Surgery LP

Schedule:Part-time (Non-Benefit Eligible)

Shift:Days

Hours:days and occasional weekend

Bi-weekly Hrs:8

Job Details:Technical SchoolBLS CertifiedCert Surgical Technologist (CST)Under the supervision of a surgeon and in accordance with established standards of practice and hospital policy and procedures, facilitates the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.High school graduate or equivalent.Surgical technologists, graduate from surgical technology programs accredited through ARC-ST, a collaborative effort of AST and ACS, by CAAHEP. CAAHEP is a recognized accreditation agency of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). In addition, surgical technology programs are located in educational institutions that are institutionally accredited by agencies recognized by the United States Department of Educations (USDE) or the Joint Commission. The ARC-ST is also a member of the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA).For new graduates after July 1, 2009, Certified Surgical Technologist Credentials, administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSAJ), must be obtained within 12 months after graduation.All technicians must accumulate 15hr of AST approved continuing education related to Surgical Technology per calendar year (July 1stthru June 30th).