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Surgical Tech 1

Company: Charleston Area Medical Center
Location: Charleston
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Provision of assistance to the operating room staff and to the needs of the physician in providing patient care under the supervision of a Clinical Nurse.


  • Assist the operating room team by preparing the OR suite for surgical procedures in a timely manner. Practice aseptic and sterile techniques. Apply appropriate cleaning techniques in the operating room. Participate during the course of the procedure by handing instruments and supplies to the surgeon. Assist with applying the dressing to the incision. Clean and restock the room assigned. Assist with in-service and training of new personnel. Take call as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact) The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department's identified patient ages. Specifically the employee must be able to demonstrate competency in: 1) ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs; 2) knowledge of growth and development; and 3) understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients. Competency Statement Must demonstrate competency through an initial orientation and ongoing competency validation to independently perform tasks and additional duties as specified in the job description and the unit/department specific competency checklist. Common Duties and Responsibilities (Essential duties common to all positions) 1. Maintain and document all applicable required education. 2. Demonstrate positive customer service and co-worker relations. 3. Comply with the company's attendance policy. 4. Participate in the continuous, quality improvement activities of the department and institution. 5. Perform work in a cost effective manner. 6. Perform work in accordance with all departmental pay practices and scheduling policies, including but not limited to, overtime, various shift work, and on-call situations. 7. Perform work in alignment with the overall mission and strategic plan of the organization. 8. Follow organizational and departmental policies and procedures, as applicable. 9. Perform related duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED (Required)
  • Post High School Diploma or Certificate Program (Required) Substitution: AST Training Program may substitute for Armed Forces/Military Certification (with documentation)


  • Basic Life Support (Required) Within 30 days of hireWithin 30 days of hire

Work Schedule: Varies

Status: Full Time Regular

Location: General Hospital

Location of Job: US:WV:Charleston

Keywords: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston , Surgical Tech 1, Other , Charleston, West Virginia

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