Surgical Technologist

Washington Hospital Center Washington, DC

About the Job

Job Summary

Gathers and arranges sterile set-up for surgical procedures.  Passes instruments and supplies to the operating team during surgical procedures, applying aseptic techniques.

Minimum Requirements

  • Education: High school degree or GED diploma is required, plus specialized and/or advanced clerical, technical or other vocational training acquired during 1 - 2 years of additional job-related training such as graduation from an accredited school for Surgical Technologists.  May require the use of specialized medical equipment (i.e., EEG, EKG, blood analyzer), or data processing equipment (i.e., tape drives, consoles).
  • Required Certification, Registration, and/or Licensure: Certification and registration as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) is required within four (4) years of employment.  Continuing employment is contingent upon the CST designation. Continuing Education Units must be maintained as required by certifying body.
  • Experience: 0 to 3 years experience required, such as direct, previous O.R. experience.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.