CVOR Surgical Technologist - PRN

WellStar Health System Marietta, GA

About the Job

Overview


How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


Responsibilities


The CVOR Surgical Technologist is an allied health professional who is an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing cardiac surgical care to patients. The Surgical technologist 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 surgical procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Demonstrates expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique, as well as combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.


Qualifications


Required Minimum Education:

High school graduate or possess a General Educational Development (GED) Diploma from an accredited program. In lieu of a graduate of an accredited/approved program in surgical technology, may have Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) from the state of Georgia, military training or work experience as an operating room technologist.

 

Required Minimum Experience:

Two years recent Cardiac Operating Room experience required. Competent in functioning independently in the scrub role in multiple complex cardiovascular procedures and in life saving situations. Competent with scrubbing interventional radiology procedures for hybrid OR cases. First Assist experience preferred. Required Minimum Certification Certification from NBSTSA (CST and/or CSFA) or NCCT (TS-C) required. BLS required.

 

Required Minimum Skills: 

Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills. Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required. Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and respond to emergencies while using a decisive, composed, and respectful manner. Possess excellent time management skills, practices using evidence and analytical skills along with the ability to multitask and prioritize accurately and quickly in high stakes situations. Expected to be flexible with work hours and shifts due to urgent and emergent patient care needs. Must be available for emergency call on weekdays, weekends, and holidays with a 30-minute response time.



We’d like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we’ll help you make the most of all life’s moments – on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your Future, Your Joy.  We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our team members and our team members care for the community.

Make a difference in patients’ lives… and your own! Here, it’s more than healthcare – it’s CareerCare!