POSITION SUMMARY: The Surgical Technologist I functions as a team member during the preoperative, intra-operative and postoperative phases of the surgical procedure.
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE: Minimum: * One (1) year recent hospital experience in the capacity of a Surgical Technologist, Graduate of an accredited Operation Room Technician course or has successfully completed Enloe Medical Center's hospital based Surgical Technologist Training Program
Desired: * Membership in a national surgical technologist organization
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS: Minimum: * Current CPR recognition
Desired: * Certification as a Surgical Technologist
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES: Must demonstrate technical competence, professional judgment and sensitivity for the patient and family in crisis. Must be able to interact professionally and effectively communicate with physicians, staff, patients, and public. Must have the basic skills appropriate to the role of the Surgical Technologist. Must have the ability to work within a decentralized model of patient care delivery. Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and problem solve efficiently. Must have the ability to work in a demanding environment while remaining calm, efficient and focused. Must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Must have the ability and willingness to actively participate in continuing education programs, unit based QI task forces and committees. Must be able to meet competency requirements. Must have the ability to perform the essential functions of the job.