Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock, Virginia is currently seeking a full-time Surgical Technologist.
Thank you for your interest in joining the Riverside family on the Eastern Shore. The culture is very special here, so we encourage you to come and meet our team. You'll also begin to understand the importance of our mission: to care for others as we would care for those we love. As a new member of the Riverside family, you'll be joining us at an exciting time! We recently opened a new, expanded health care campus in Onancock, VA including Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital, the Riverside Shore Cancer Center and a medical office building. The hospital features 52 private inpatient rooms, 10 of which are ICU rooms and another 6 of which are Mother/Baby rooms, a 13-bed ER with all private rooms and three state-of-the-art ORs. The new buildings were designed specifically to enhance patient safety and patient experience and to provide team members with an efficient and beautiful work environment. The Virginia Delmarva Peninsula is nestled between the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean and offers that rare treasure - peace. Northampton County has the distinction of being one of the earliest settlements in our nation's history and this rural county retains its pastoral beauty and leisurely pace to this day. With its numerous saltwater bays, marshes and creeks, the county is one of the few unspoiled coastal areas on the Eastern Seaboard. http://www.esvachamber.org/
Job Summary: This role assists with the coordination of nursing care of the patient in the operating room and functions as a team member of the surgical team. Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of equipment, instrumentation and supplies on the sterile field. Requires the cleaning and replenishment of equipment and supplies in order to maintain quality patient care. Responsible for the handling and management of specimens and surgical counts. Assumes the role of expert for specific surgical service, is responsible for monitoring the surgical schedule for equipment and supply needs, prepares for daily case readiness, supports the Specialty Nurse with the surgeon preference cards, and for identifying, communicating, and educating service changes. Call is required.
Education: Graduate of an accredited surgical technician program or equivalent preferred.
Certification: CST certification preferred
Experience: Previous experience as a Surgical Tech preferred