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CommonSpirit Health Certified Surgical Technician in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

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Responsibilities

Surgery can be very scary for a patient. It’s our job to make sure surgical areas are ready for use when needed. Our Surg Techs ensure that the operating areas are sterile and clean while confirming all equipment needed works properly. If you are a Certified Surgical Technician and want to start a new career with an amazing group of healthcare professionals, see below what it takes to join our team.

What you’ll do:

  • Prepares the operating room for surgical procedures by ensuring the equipment is functioning properly and safely

  • Prepares the operating room and the sterile field for surgical procedures by preparing sterile supplies, instruments, and equipment using sterile technique

  • Demonstrates knowledge of human anatomy and pathophysiology and how it relates to the patient and surgical procedure

  • Anticipates usual and unexpected events during the surgical procedure and responds in an efficient manner

  • Handles and processes surgical specimens according to established policy/procedure

  • Serves as a preceptor in training and orientation of fellow staff members and students

Qualifications

Completion of an accredited Surgical Technology program

Certification in Surgical Technology

Basic Life Support (BLS) required

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Requisition ID 2021-156647

Employment Type Full Time

Department Ortho - Bariatric-Surgical

Hours / Pay Period 75

Shift Day

Standard Hours Days with Call

Facility / Process Level : Name CHI Memorial Chattanooga

Location TN-CHATTANOOGA

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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