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Certified Surgical Tech - Cardiac OR

We Are Hiring

Title: Certified Surgical Tech - Cardiac OR

City/State: Nashville, TN

Facility: Saint Thomas West

Details: Full-Time, Rotating Shifts, 7am-7pm, 3 days per week.  Call required weekdays and weekends.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Saint Thomas is the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee and is a part of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. We are committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.

 

What Ascension Saint Thomas has to offer:

 

Power of Purpose:

For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences the community that we serve.

 

Culture of Teamwork:

We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.

 

Compensation/Benefits:

Ascension Saint Thomas provides a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.

 

Innovative Environment:

We are a progressive, stable company with 120 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At Ascension Saint Thomas, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare’s toughest challenges.

 

About Saint Thomas West:

 

Comprehensive Cardiovascular Program

Truven Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital

Truven Top 100 Hospital 14 Consecutive years

Kidney Transplant Program

Robust Robotic Surgical Program

New 14 bed ICU in development in a 100+ ICU bed hospital

What You Will Do

As a CST with Saint Thomas Health -TN, you will have the opportunity to facilitate the safe and efficient performance of surgical procedures.

You will not only have the opportunity to act as a Surgical Technologist but you will be tasked with second assisting as needed.

Opportunities to work in hybrid situations that involve percutaneous wires and operating specialized equipment

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare surgical operating suite with sterile drapes and sterile solutions as well as appropriate sterile and non-sterile instruments and supplies.
  • Hand required/requested instruments and supplies to surgeon during surgery.
  • Assist with preparing, positioning and draping patients.
  • Maintain instruments in an organized manner and monitors/tracks instruments counts throughout procedures
  • Open to training within specialized service lines
  • Able to utilize their skills in robotic procedures utilizing the SI and XI robot
  • West – Neuro/spine, hybrid vascular, robotics

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Surgical Tech credentialed from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Per TCA68-57-101(a), non-certified applicants must have at least 18 months experience as a surg technologist in the 3 years preceding May21,2007; or began the appropriate training to be a surg technologist prior to May21, 2007, & completed by May21,2010.

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 356929
Category: Surgical Services
Facility: TNNAS ST West Hospital
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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