Surgical Technologist - Cardiovascular Operating Room
$10,000 Sign-On Bonus
Job ID: R0018488 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining the sterile field anticipating the needs of the surgical team and being constantly vigilant to adherence of aseptic technique by all team members under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Demonstrates basic surgical case preparation by organizing and prioritizing patient care preparation in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team under the direction of the circulating nurse.
  • Differentiates between sterile and unsterile items processed by various sterilization methods.
  • Demonstrates principles of aseptic technique and sterile conscience. Demonstrates working knowledge of surgical procedures.
  • Demonstrates awareness of environmental safety practices for patient self and team at all times.
  • Supports operating room procedures.
  • Interfaces effectively with peers and customers and assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others per departmental policy.
  • Demonstrates leadership in the delivery of technical patient care.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $20.28 - $31.43 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: High School graduate or Equivalent and must have graduated from an accredited Surgical Technologist Training Program.

Experience: No experience required but preferred.

Licensure: American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires standing for prolonged periods; Repetitive motion: passing instruments, lifting heavy instrument sets. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull > 100lbs. May be exposed to cold, radiation, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

 


Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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