• Lexington Medical Center
  • West Columbia, SC
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time
  • 2152 Morningside Dr

Basic Function: Allied health professionals who are an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients in a variety of settings. The surgical technologist works under the supervision of the registered nurse and medical staff to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive and minimally invasive surgical procedures. This individual works to ensure that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. A surgical technologist possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Minimum Qualifications: High school education or its equivalent. Completion of a recognized vocational or hospital based Operating Room Technician course or its equivalent. CPR certification, for direct patient care givers Preferred Qualifications: Associate's Degree or 2 year certificate in Surgical Technology from an accredited institution Prior Surgical Tech experience Certified Surgical Tech
Associated topics: ascp, hematopathology, medical, medical lab science, medical laboratory science, technician, technician ii, technician iii, technician laboratory, technologist

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