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Surgical Technician, OR

at WakeMed Health & Hospitals

Posted: 5/3/2019
Job Reference #: 55420
Keywords: surgical

Job Description

Job ID #:

Campus:

WakeMed Cary Hospital (Cary)

Job Category:

Nursing Support

Department:

Surgical Services - OR - 08_6210

Employment Type:

Full-Time

Shift:

Day/Evening

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About WakeMed

WakeMed Cary Hospital provides exceptional patient care to the residents of Cary, N.C., and the surrounding area. This full-service community hospital has 178 inpatient beds and is part of the WakeMed Health & Hospitals system. The only hospital in western Wake County, Cary Hospital offers an array of services including: surgical services; Women's Pavilion & Birthplace; intensive care; general medical and surgical nursing care; telemetry monitoring unit; cardiac and vascular catheterization labs; centers for advanced gastrointestinal, chest pain and sleep; inpatient rehab and outpatient specialty rehab services; and outpatient ancillary services. Additionally, the hospital’s 24-hour emergency department is backed by WakeMed Children's Hospital and Wake County's only Level I WakeMed Trauma Center in Raleigh.

Cary Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, certified by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and has received accreditation in Chest Pain from the American College of Cardiology. WakeMed Cary Hospital is accredited as a Comprehensive Center for bariatric surgery by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

WakeMed Health & Hospitals is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., which is ranked nationally as one of the top 10 best places to live for quality of life and is located just two hours from the beach or three from the mountains. The area has been named one of the fastest growing areas in the country and is located just minutes from the famous Research Triangle Park.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that
promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse
workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or
conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer,
promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression,
genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Position Information

The Surgical Technician is an allied health professional who is an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to a variety of patient populations. Functions under the supervision of a surgeon or registered nurse to ensure that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Applies sterile and aseptic technique that combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation of tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.

Experience Requirements

1 Year Clinical - Surgical Technician Preferred

Education Required

High School Diploma or Equivalent Required - And Graduate Surgical Technology Required - Or Military - Surgical Technology Required

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Certified Surgical Technologist Required - Within 12 Months of Completion of Surgical Technology Program

Hours of Work

7a-7p

Weekend Requirements

As Needed

Call Requirements

yes

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