||POSITION SUMMARY: To act as a surgical scrub in surgical services.MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Graduate of an approved Certified Surgical Technician Program, or other approved technical program (i.e. military training). Certification required or LPN with surgical tech experience.OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED: Good interpersonal skills. BCLS within 6 months of hire. This position includes taking non restricted call.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Visual acuity, color vision, hearing acuity, and tactile sensation are necessary to hear physician responses and requests and identify and pass instruments. The ability to read English, manual dexterity, visual acuity, and color vision are required to check for outdates; open a sterile field; locate appropriate instruments and sutures; and manipulate operating instruments. The CST must possess the degree of total body strength and flexibility to assist patients to and from the OR bed. The CST must be able to lift up to 33 lb. instrument sets and to assist with a total lift of 200+ lbs patient with other health care workers. The CST must possess the respiratory volumes and upper body strength to perform CPR and other patient care treatments. Standing or walking comprises 95% of the CST workday. 5% of the time may be done sitting at the computer or collaborating with other health team members. The job involves some sitting, use of a computer and a moderate amount of stooping, pushing, lifting, bending and a large amount of standing and reaching.WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Fast pace, equipment intensive environment.. Fluctuations in temperature. Possible exposure to hazardous chemicals, blood and body fluids, infectious diseases and radiation.
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