Surgical Technician Certified
Company: CHI Saint Joseph East
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Saint Joseph East is a 217-bed full-service community hospital
located in the rapidly growing southeastern section of Lexington
Kentucky. We provide care for patients in Fayette and surrounding
counties. At Saint Joseph East ambulatory surgery 24-hour emergency
care and women's health services are supported through a vast array
of inpatient and outpatient program. Additional specialty services
include Heart Care Breast Care Sleep Care and Weight Loss Surgery.
CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals
specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations
across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by
the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity
Health in 2019. 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.
Position is eligible for up to a $10,000 cash sign on bonus! JOB
SUMMARY / PURPOSE
Facilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing
and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and
equipment. Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds
to the needs of the surgical team. ESSENTIAL KEY JOB
1. Promotes the mission, vision, and values of the
2. Functions as a scrub person during operative and other invasive
a. assembling supplies and equipment required for the
b. preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for
c. performing accounting procedures in concert with the RN
d. assisting with placement of sterile drapes;
e. providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during
f. maintaining an organized sterile field;
g. ensuring sterility of the field and taking corrective actions as
h. preparing sterile dressings.
3. Cleans and prepares surgical instruments for processing and
transports them to the decontamination areas.
4. Assists with post procedure cleaning of the operative or other
invasive procedure room and preparation of room for
5. Participates in ongoing educational and competency verification
activities applicable to scrub person activities.
6. Maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health
7. Other duties as assigned by management. Qualifications
Required Education for Staff Job Levels: Graduate from an
accredited surgical technology program
Required Licensure and Certifications: Certified surgical
technologist (CST), Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Manual dexterity
and strong attention to detail. Experience with
varied high tech surgical equipment.
PREFERRED Qualifications: One year perioperative services
Keywords: CHI Saint Joseph East, Lexington , Surgical Technician Certified, Professions , Lexington, Kentucky
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