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Company: Prisma Health
Location: Greenville, SC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


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Job Summary

The Surgical Tech-CVOR is responsible for providing technical support in the care and preparation of patients undergoing Cardiovascular surgical procedures. Works under the direct supervision of the Surgeon. Functions as an important member of the surgical team in the operating room and at times solo scrubs all levels of CVOR and trauma cases. Must be able to take call, including weekends. BONUS This position is bonus eligible, follow this link for details. Accountabilities

* Provides technical assistance to surgical staff in the preparation of patients for surgery and in the preparation of

   CVOR equipment, instruments and supplies. Responsible for maintaining inventory control, Surgeons' preferences

   and instrumentation needs. 15%

* Assists surgeon at the sterile field with routine and specialty surgical procedures. 15%

* Utilizes data from surgical preference cards for the surgical procedure and surgeon. 15%

* Maintains sterile field during surgical procedures.  Adheres to accepted standards for provision of safe patient care

   in the surgical environment.15%

* Demonstrates understanding of age-related characteristics and needs of patients served. 10%

* Demonstrates respect for patient rights and acts as a patient advocate. 10%

* Communicates with the surgical team to assist with coordination and provision of surgical patient care. 5%

* Assists in the orientation of new team members. 5%

* Complies with policies addressing safe working conditions; reports unsafe working conditions. 10%

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive. Minimum Education

Job related course work beyond high school - Diploma in Surgical Technology.

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses CST - SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST - NCST Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)

Certification with NBSTSA or NCCT certification accepted if ST was employed as a ST in S.C. prior to January 1, 2008 or completed a ST military training program. (Lawson Code NCST)

In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

In lieu of the education and certification requirements, must be current with mandatory 15 hours annually of ST continuing education AND either have been employed as a ST in S.C. prior to Jan. 1, 2008 OR have completed a ST military training program.

Other Required Skills

Prepares setup and scrubs new technology procedures such as (TVAR) Transcather Aortic Valve Replacement, (LVAD) Left Ventricular Assist Device, Impella Implantation, Ablation Devices, Transmyocardio Laser, Cardio Assist Devices and Endovascular cases. Must have an understanding of the Heart Lung Machine and its function with the cardiovascular system in regard to cannulation of the patient - required.

Other Required Experience

Annually complete 15 hours of continuing education to remain qualified for employment as a Surgical Technologist - required.

Certification with NBSTSA or NCCT is preferred - preferred.

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)


Greenville Memorial Med Campus


1008 Greenville Memorial Hospital


10086160 Operating Room

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