Surgical Technologist 2 Loudoun Hospital
The renowned Inova Loudoun Hospital is seeking a dedicated Surgical Technologist to join the Operating Room team in a full-Time capacity. Our hospital's newly renovated and expanded surgical center features 8 state-of-the-art operating suites, two special procedure rooms, and the latest technology in minimally-invasive robotic surgery. It is a fast-paced environment that focuses on strong teamwork and patient safety. This position is full-time, night shift
The Surgical Technologist 2 demonstrates advanced knowledge and practice in the role of the first scrub. Demonstrates advanced knowledge of aseptic and surgical technique. Demonstrates responsible behavior as a healthcare professional. Identifies variances from expected outcomes and responds to changes in patient needs.
- Demonstrates advanced knowledge of anatomy and is able to anticipate the required instrumentation for each step of a surgical procedure.
- Expedites the operative procedure by anticipating the needs of the surgeon.
- Keeps the circulating nurse informed of upcoming patient care needs.
- Demonstrates collaboration with other team members in planning/giving patient care.
- Serves as a resource in at least 2 specialty areas/procedures.
- Performs in preceptor role for new & experienced staff in the scrub role.
- Provides working knowledge of powered instrumentation, video equipment, microscopes, and complex instrumentation, equipment.
- Assists in the evaluation of new products and equipment.
- Education: High School Diploma or GED. Preferred: Completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist program.
- Experience: 1 year of previous experience as a Surgical Technologist or Surgical Technician.
- Certification: BLS via AHA required; Must be eligible for Surgical Technologist registration via Commonwealth of Virginia at time of hire. Registration must be completed within 6 months of hire. VA DHP Surgical Technologist Preferred: Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) via NBSTSA or Tech in Surgery – Certified (TS-C) via NCCT
- Other skills: Verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to deal with multiple tasks in a rapidly changing environment. Ability to deal with multiple tasks in a rapidly changing environment.