Avera SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Responsibilities include planning and organizing supplies, instruments and equipment for surgical procedures. This position assists professional staff in providing care for the operative patient before, during and after surgery. This position requires thorough surgical knowledge and expertise to insure proper instrumentation and supplies are available on the surgical field and/or in the operating room where the procedure is to be performed. This position helps the sterile operative team, performs aseptic scrub, and assists with delegated circulating duties in the operating room, performs routine and specialized housekeeping activities, and applies principles of asepsis, infection control and medical ethics. Patient safety and confidentiality are maintained at all times.
· Education: Graduation from an accredited school of allied health services preferred.
· Licensure/Certification: Valid certificate from accredited Surgical Technologist program required. AST certification preferred. Current BLS certification preferred.
· Experience: Cardiothoracic operating room experience preferred.