Job Summary: Provides direct patient care by assisting the surgeon in achieving desired surgical outcomes. Aids perioperative team by scrubbing and caring for the patient before, during and after surgical intervention.
Required Education: Surgical Technologist: graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist program. If LPN in surgical Technologist role: graduate of an accredited LPN program
Preferred Education: Associates of Applied Science in Surgical Technology
Required License: Surgical Technologist: Current BCLS certification. For individuals hired after August 1, 2007, certification with NBSTSA (National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting) is to be obtained within one year of date of hire.LPN in Surgical Techologist role: current BCLS certification and current NC license. For individuals hired after August 1, 2007, NBSTSA certification is to be obtained within one year of date of hire.Individuals hired prior to August 1, 2007 are exempt from the certification requirement.
Required Experience: Surgical Technologist: clinical experience in training program LPN in Surgical Technologist role: one year experience in a Surgical Technologist role in an applicable acute care operating room setting or clinical experience in Surgical Technologist training program