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Surgical Technologist 2 PSB Surgery Center

Fairfax Medical Campus 619310 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US
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Job Description

The PSB Surgery Center is located on the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus and serves the communities of Sports Medicine, Complex Podiatry, Breast Oncology with Plastics Reconstruction, Ortho Trauma, Total Shoulders and Total Ankles, General, Laparoscopic, Thyroidectomy, Melanomas, ECTs, Nerve Blocks, and other outpatient general procedures.  Our patient population includes ages 12 and above.  We have 8 state of the art Operating Rooms that operate from 0700-1800, Monday through Friday, and we do not work On Call, Nights, Holidays, or Weekends. Candidates may qualify for $10,000 sign on bonus and relocation assistance.

We are a fast-paced, efficient, and safe outpatient surgery center that focuses on team work, patient safety, and best practices to optimize patient care.  Our mission is to provide world class healthcare-every time, every touch-to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve.
 

Position Summary:


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. 

 

Position Requirements:

 

  • 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.