Job Req ID: 722141
Position Number: 00170743
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable/On Call
Standard Hours: 36.00
Department Name: NSG - Operating Room
Location: Carolinas Medical Center
Our mission is to improve health, elevate hope and advance
healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond
our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives
as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For
more information, please visit atriumhealth.org/about-us.
Applies surgical technology skills to assist in providing
patient care in the surgical suite while maintaining a safe work
environment and performing all related job responsibilities.
Ensures quality patient care during the operative procedure, and is
constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field.
Possesses a thorough knowledge of aseptic technique and its
Assists in obtaining and organizing supplies and instruments
prior, during and after surgical procedure.
Assists Registered Nurse circulator in preparation of patient,
assembly of supplies, instruments, equipment and proper disposition
of all specimens; assists with all aspects of room turnover.
Performs duties according to department policy and
Monitors surgical supplies for sterility prior to use and
ensures that supplies are used in a judicious manner, charges are
documented/submitted accurately and appropriately.
Monitors and documents sterilization activities for
Attends in-services/staff meetings; exhibits knowledge of
current department related issues and participates in Performance
Participates in educational opportunities to increase competency
and meet personal needs and goals.
Assists in the development of policies, procedures, and
Works with occasional intermittent noise and exposure to
conditions such as dust, fumes, and chemicals. Ability to
communication and write. Strenuous physical effort will require
walking, stretching, bending, climbing stairs, twisting, and
squatting or kneeling while performing tasks. May have lengthy
periods of standing. Requires frequent use of side vision, lifting,
pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight
of 35 pounds. Use of both hands and all fingers and is required to
use hands for gripping, speed work and precision during the
operation equipment/instruments and movement/positioning of
surgical patients. Vision and hearing for distances of up to twenty
20 feet is required, depth perception and able to distinguish basic
colors is required. Ability to work for lengthy, or irregular work
hours, rotating shifts, working on hard surfaces, being near moving
equipment, changes in temperature, humidity, and exposure to Blood
Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED required. Current Basic Life Support
for Healthcare Provider required. Graduate of an accredited school
of surgical technology required or successful completion of
military training program for Surgical Technology or Operating Room
Specialist. Current certification preferred.
At Atrium Health, our patients, communities and teammates are at
the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and
inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and
compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an
environment where differences are valued and integrated into our
workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows
us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to
patients and the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Atrium Health is an EOE/AA Employer