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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Surgical Technologist / Operating Room in Atlanta, Georgia

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Description

Surgical Tech/ Level 2 / OR

Shift: Full Time 6:40am - 5:100pm

Location: Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, 5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Road NE

Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital Main OR has 15 rooms and 1 hybrid room focusing on endo/vascular. Our General Operating Room specialty areas include General Surgery, ENT, Robotics, Ophthalmology (Corneal; Retina Cell transplants), Complex GYN, Complex Ortho/Spine, Thoracic, and Vascular.

This position is 0640-1710 plus stay lates and on-call for weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

We are seeking a capable Surgical Technologist II / Operating Room who has acquired broad experience in caring for patients, and has developed a sound understanding about the care of a particular patient population.

  • Assists surgeons and nurses with patients, equipment preparation, aseptic technique, and surgical procedures in the operating room.

  • Prepares the operating room for surgery by assembling routine supplies, materials, instruments, and equipment. Follows procedures for pre and post-operative accounting of sharps, sponges and instruments used in the surgical set up.

  • Maintains inventory of sterile surgical supplies to ensure immediate availability. Operates sterilization equipment for the proper sterilization of surgical instruments. Follows established sterilization policy and procedures.

  • Assists in the preparation, transportation, and positioning of patients for surgery and provides for the physical comfort, safety and privacy during the intra-operative patient. Prepares tissue and other specimens for laboratory analyses.

  • Observes patient for symptoms which may indicate a change in condition; reports significant observations to the appropriate member of the medical team for immediate attention.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent preferred. Successful completion of a surgical technician training program or equivalent job training.

  • Certified as a surgical technician or two years of experience in lieu of certification.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.

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PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs., 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs., 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs., 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs. max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs.; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division St. Joseph's Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department SJH Operating Room

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 126958

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Hourly Minimum USD $22.44/Hr.

Hourly Midpoint USD $27.04/Hr.

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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