Riverside Tappahannock Hospital in Tappahannock, VA is currently seeking a full-time Surgical Technologist.
At Riverside Tappahannock Hospital, we strive every day to earn your trust with state-of-the-art medical care, compassionate professionals and concern for the community we serve. You'll find a wide variety of services available, ranging from traditional hospital care to intensive care to home care. Our affiliation with Riverside Health System, an extensive network of healthcare services, allows us to bring physician specialists and a level of technology not usually available in a hospital of our size. Our 67-bed facility cares primarily for citizens in the Tappahannock area, including Essex, Richmond and Westmoreland Counties and the northernmost parts of Lancaster, Northumberland, Middlesex and King and Queen Counties. As a non-profit hospital dedicated to serving the needs of the community, the hospital relies upon a volunteer Board of Directors to chart the future course of the hospital. For more information please visit www.riversideonline.com/rth.
Job Summary: This role works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse in the Operating Room and the Nurse Manager. Assists with the coordination of nursing care of the patient in the operating room and functions as a team member of the surgical team. Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of equipment, instrumentation and supplies on the sterile field. Requires utilization of simple to complex equipment. Requires the cleaning and replenishment of equipment and supplies in order to maintain quality patient care. Participates in quality patient assurance, in-service and customer service programs. Responsible for the handling and management of specimens and surgical counts. Assumes the role of expert for specific surgical service, is responsible for monitoring the surgical schedule for equipment and supply needs, prepares for daily case readiness, supports the Specialty Nurse with the surgeon preference cards, and for identifying, communicating, and educating service changes.
Education: Graduate of an accredited surgical technician program or equivalent.
Certification: CST certification preferred
Experience: Previous experience as a Surgical Tech preferred
Hours: Mon-Fri - shifts may vary-rotating call nights/weekends