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Surgical Technologist 3 Wkend Premium Days

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

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.