CST (Certified Surgical Tech) - Cardiovascular/Thoracic Team
Company: Phoebe Putney Health System
Posted on: March 17, 2019
Description:Job SummaryProvide technical services under supervision of Registered Nurse and Physician. Assist in operating room as assigned and directed. May work in Central Sterile Processing and work under job duties of Central Sterile Processing Technician.All activities will be performedin support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.General requirementsPerforms all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organizationPerforms other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and proceduresMaintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelinesWorking ConditionsGeneral environment\: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be scheduled as needed including overtimeQualification:Education RequirementsVocational / Technical Degree in Accredited Surgical Technology Program (Required)Experience Requirements3 - 4 years Cardiovascular / Thoracic Surgical Technologist experience(Preferred)General SkillsOrganizational Skills,Communication Skills,Interpersonal Skills,Customer Relations,Read / Comprehend Written Instructions,Follow Verbal Instructions,Basic Computer Skills.Physical RequirementsHave near normal hearing; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voiceHave near normal vision\: Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colorsHave good manual dexterityHave good eye-hand-foot coordinationAbility to perform repetitive tasks/motionPhysical DemandsOccasionally within shift (1-33%) \: Sitting,Bending/Stooping,Lift/carry > 50 lbs with assistance.Frequently within shift (34-66%) \: Twist at waist,Pushing/Pulling,Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance,Reaching above shoulder.Continuously within shift (67-100%) \: Standing,Walking.Certifications and LicensuresRequired Certifications/Licensures \: Certified Surgical Technologists (CST),Basic Life Support (BLS). Associated topics: medical, microbiology, molecular, scientist, technician, technician i, technician iii, technician iv, technician laboratory, testing
Keywords: Phoebe Putney Health System, Albany , CST (Certified Surgical Tech) - Cardiovascular/Thoracic Team, Healthcare , Albany, Georgia
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