Surgical Tech - Cst OR 1.0 PM Shift
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Posted on: September 16, 2021
Graduate of surgical technologist program
2 years of surgical scrub experience
N/A CPR certified.
Certified Surgical Technologist certification will be obtained by
the employee by sitting for the certification exam within 3 months
Must be willing to work with exposures to body fluids, waste and
chemicals, radiation, hazardous materials, anesthesia gases and
life threatening diseases
On~call availability (nights, weekends, holidays)
This position needs to recognize the needs and behaviors of
specific age groups of patients treated.
Ability to move heavy patients and equipment and to stand for long
periods of time
Flexibility to deal with stressful, changing environments
Ability to respond quickly to emergencies
Ability to communicate, cooperate and work well with others.
If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the
following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting
requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds
without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when
patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling
equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other
associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement
situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.
To assist in providing quality patient care in a manner which is
patient~focused, technically appropriate, and cost effective. The
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) works under the direct
supervision of a registered nurse in accordance with the Standards
of Practice and within the guidelines of the Illinois Nurse
CST is responsible for establishing and maintaining a sterile
field, a safe patient care environment, and appropriate
supplies/equipment as required for the operative procedure. The CST
functions as a cooperative health care team member in a critical
care environment treating the patient in a holistic manner with
dignity and respect.
Responsible for compliance with hospital policies and
Responsible for maintenance of professional growth.
Performs duties in the scrub role as assigned.
Responsible for the preparation of the surgical field and
supplies/instruments delivered to the field.
In collaboration with health care team, assists in providing for a
cooperative work environment.
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