Certified Surgical Technician (CST)

    Valley Health
    Winchester, VA
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Description
    • Entity:
    • Shift: Rotating
    Who We Are

    Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

    A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region's largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

    We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

    What You Will Do:

    The CST is an allied health professional who works under the supervision of a surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. They possess expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.

    What You Will Bring:

    Education

    Graduate of an accredited surgical technology course or "grandfathered" by the NBSTSA with active certification by the NBSTSA.

    Certification & Licensures
    Certified by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) required within 6 months of date of hire
    BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart 'Healthcare Provider' (HCP) - AHA approved required *
    * New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.

    Qualifications
    - Demonstrates expertise in the delivery of care and possesses the skills necessary to perform complex tasks. - Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the p

    What You Will Get:

    - Competitive salary
    - Flexible scheduling
    - Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
    - Health Insurance
    - Paid Time Off
    - Wellness Program
    - Tuition Assistance
    - Retirement Plan
    - Life Insurance

    *some benefits are subject to change due to job status

    We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
    We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

    EOE

    Criminal Background Checks
    VA State Police
    3rd party Background Check

    FLSA Classification
    Non-exempt

    Grade
    114

    Physical Demands
    17 A Medical Technician/Other Technicians/Assistants

    Posting ID: 556644952Posted: 2020-05-21