Certified Surgical Technician (CST)

Valley Health
Winchester, VA
Nov 23, 2021
Dec 05, 2021
Full Time
Up to a $5,000 sign on bonus available!Who We AreValley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region's largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.What You Will Do:The Certified Surgical Technician (CST) is an allied health professional who works under the supervision of a surgeon to facilitate 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. Perform sterile processing functions according to infection control standards. Room turn over including terminal cleaning and patient escort, preparation for next day cases are often performed throughout the day. Charge entry for consumables and equipment are an essential duty.What You Will Bring:EducationGraduate of an accredited surgical technology course or "grandfathered"A' by the NBSTSA with active certification by the NBSTSA.Experience2 of Years of Orthopaedics, Podiatry, Spine and ENT surgery experienceCertification & LicensuresCertified by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) required within 6 months of date of hireBLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart "A< oeHealthcare Provider' (HCP) - AHA approved required *New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.QualificationsDemonstrates expertise in the delivery of care and possesses the skills necessary to perform complex tasks.Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed in order to provide care for the age group of patients served.Reliable means of phone communication with Surgery Center.What You Will Get:Competitive salaryFlexible schedulingOnsite Childcare (available at some locations)Health InsurancePaid Time OffWellness ProgramTuition AssistanceRetirement PlanLife Insurance*some benefits are subject to change due to job statusWe celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.EOECriminal Background ChecksVA State Police3rd party Background CheckFLSA ClassificationNon-exemptGrade114Physical Demands17 A Medical Technician/Other Technicians/AssistantsINDD2