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Orthopedic Team Lead Surgical Technician - St. Vincent's East

Job Reference: JIH03020912
Date Posted: 15 January 2020
Employer: Ascension, B82
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Sector: Wider Healthcare Team
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 29 January 2020

Job Description

We Are Hiring
We are Hiring
St. Vincent's East in Trussville is hiring a Orthopedic Team Lead Surgical Tech!
Full-Time Days
Monday - Friday 6:20am - 3:00 pm
Weekday call, Weekend call, Holiday call, Stay Late rotation
Why join Ascension
St. Vincent's East is a 362-bed hospital located just 20 minutes from downtown Birmingham. Located in the suburbs, this campus has a beautiful view of the town and free and convenient parking.
  • As a member of the operating room, you will have the opportunity to advance your knowledge in a highly specialized and mentoring environment.
  • We offer many continuing education opportunities and tuition reimbursement
  • As an associate of the national healthcare system Ascension, you will enjoy a full benefits package that boasts affordable health coverage and generous PTO. In addition, you have opportunities for advancement or relocation throughout your career.
What you will do
The main OR at St. Vincent's is a state-of-the-art surgical facility boasts 12 operating suites. Common surgical procedures include: bariatric, laparoscopies, total joints, arthroscopies and robotic (XI robot) procedures.
As a Lead Surgical Technologist with St. Vincent's East, you will have the opportunity to lead daily operations of surgical suites in support of surgical procedures.
  • Leads and coordinates shift operations including schedules and resources.
  • Prepares surgical operating suite with sterile and non-sterile instruments and supplies.
  • Assists surgeons during surgery, providing required and requested instruments and supplies to surgeon and assisting with hemostasis.
  • Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.
  • Maintains instruments in an organized manner and monitors and tracks instruments counts throughout procedures.
  • Performs staff orientation, training, and coaching. Provides input to staff performance evaluations.
Required Credentials:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
    • One or more of the following:
      • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
      • Surgical Assistant credentialed from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
      • Surgical Tech credentialed from the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
      • Surgical Tech credentialed from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Central Service Tech credentialed from the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM).
  • Diploma
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Work Experience:
  • 1 year of experience required.
  • Orthopaedics scrub experience preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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