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Surgical Technologist 3 Wkend Premium Days

Alexandria Hospital 623611 Full Time 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22304, US
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Job Description

The renowned Inova Alexandria Hospital is seeking an experienced Surgical Technologist to join the OR team in a full-time capacity. This Operating Room consists of 14 rooms that provide a wide spectrum of surgical services to include: Breast, Cancer, Colorectal, Cosmetic, general, gynecologic, head and neck joint replacements, melanoma, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, Oral Surgery, Urology. 

Position Summary:


The Surgical Technologist 3 demonstrates superior knowledge of aseptic and surgical techniques in the role of the first scrub. Anticipates variances from expected outcomes and responds to patient needs immediately. Demonstrates leadership abilities. 
• Recognizes safety hazards and initiates appropriate preventative and corrective actions. 
• Anticipates need for unscheduled procedures or unanticipated turn of events during a surgical procedure. 
• Assists with the flow of daily operating room schedule by readily accepting assignments/reassignments. 
• Demonstrates awareness of and commitment to professional and leadership responsibilities. 
• Supports and participates in departmental goals, educational programs, and QI process. 
• Serves as a resource in at least 3 specialty areas/procedures. Acts as a resource person for specialty cases and assumes responsibility for management of specialty equipment and instrumentation. 
• Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot specialty equipment. 
• Performs the primary preceptor role for Surgical Tech staff and acts as a secondary preceptor for orienting perioperative nursing staff. 


Position Requirements:


Education: Completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist program. 
Experience: 2 years of previous experience as a Surgical Technologist or Surgical Technician. 
Certification: BLS via AHA required; Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) via NBSTSA or Tech in Surgery – Certified (TS-C) via NCCT .  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  
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.