Surgical Technologist - Operating Room

Job ID: 473076
Discipline: Surgical Technologist
Specialty: OR
Date Posted: September 16, 2019
Address: 7952 W. Jefferson Blvd
Location: Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Duration: Full-time
Start Date: October 06, 2019
Employment Type: Perm
Weekly Pay: Call for details
Company: Nursing Jobs

Job Description & Requirements

Job Description Under the supervision of the Supervisor in area of responsibility and clinical leadership of a registered nurse, prepares the surgical suite and patient for surgery and assists the team during the procedure. Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program or completion of a surgical technology program provided by the US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard, or commissioned corps of the US Public Health Service. Documentation of actively practicing surgical technology in a health care facility prior to July 1, 2009 will be accepted in lieu of these program requirements. If program graduation occurred on or after July 1, 2009, certification (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology is required within 12 months from graduation date. Documentation of actively practicing surgical technology in a health care facility prior to July 1, 2009 will be accepted in lieu of certification requirements. Certification is not required to be maintained after initial attainment. If the CST certification requirement applies, individuals must attempt certification exam within 3 months of date in position and will have up to six months after hire to successfully pass certification exam or must have achieved certification within 12 months of graduation. 15 continuing education hours related to the practice of surgical technology must be maintained annually to continue employment. This is tracked within the department by management from documentation provided by the surg tech associate. Apply today to learn about what we can offer you. Please contact Dalena Phan, Recruiter at Dalena_Phan@chs.net for more details.

Required Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program or completion of a surgical technology program provided by the US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard, or commissioned corps of the US Public Health Service. Documentation of actively practicing surgical technology in a health care facility prior to July 1, 2009 will be accepted in lieu of these program requirements. If program graduation occurred on or after July 1, 2009, certification (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology is required within 12 months from graduation date. Documentation of actively practicing surgical technology in a health care facility prior to July 1, 2009 will be accepted in lieu of certification requirements. Certification is not required to be maintained after initial attainment. If the CST certification requirement applies, individuals must attempt certification exam within 3 months of date in position and will have up to six months after hire to successfully pass certification exam or must have achieved certification within 12 months of graduation. 15 continuing education hours related to the practice of surgical technology must be maintained annually to continue employment. This is tracked within the department by management from documentation provided by the surg tech associate.

Facility Location

Fort Wayne is a midwestern city that's chock full of cultural and entertainment options. The city boasts plenty of annual festivals that residents and visitors flock to by the hundreds. BBQ Ribfest, Greek Fest, and the Three Rivers Festival are just a few of these vibrant events. The John and Ruth Rhinehart Music Center provides Fort Wayne residents with a bevy of performing arts related events every month, while the Fort Wayne MoMA specializes in showing the best of contemporary American visual art. Recently voted "Best Place in the Country for Minor League Sports," Fort Wayne offers the sports enthusiast something to love as well.

Job Benefits

This positions offer a wide range of benefits that typically include Full Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Flex Spending as well as generous Compensation packages and differentials.

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