The Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) coordinator works as an integral member of the surgical team providing care for the patient during the peri-operative period. The CST Coordinaotr will have an acquired knowledge of the types of procedures performed in this department and will be familiar with the correct application of the instruments used plus how to clean and care for the instruments. The CST Coordinator will have knowledge of medications used during the intra-operative period. Through proper planning and guidance using physician work sheets/pick list the CST Coordinator will arrange the instrumentation in such a manner as to achieve maximum efficiency during an operative procedure, anticipating the needs of the surgeon, maintaining the integrity of the sterile field, and participating in all needed counts. CST Coordinator works under the direction and supervision of the surgeon and in accordance with hospital policy and appropriate laws and regulations. While functioning in the CST Coordinator role provides aid in exposure hemostasis, and other technical functions that will help the surgeon carry out safe operations with optimal results for the patients.
Holds and maintains current Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
LICENSURE and CERTIFICATION
Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA) Certifications or obtain within 2 months of hire
Minimum 3 years experience as a Surgical Technologist in the Operating Room with Robotic Experience
Minimum of three (3) years experience in scrub as a Surgical Technologist in the perioperative role.
Robotic Experience is preferred
95% Time Spent -
Demonstrates Excellent Interpersonal
Skills Adheres to and assures staff adherence to the mission, vision, and values of the hospital and the Commitment to my Co-Workers philosophy
Promotes harmonious relationships among team members
Keeps team members informed of pertinent information
Maintains open, pleasant communications inter and intradepartmental
Maintains strict confidentiality of employee, patient, and hospital information
Willingly accepts new tasks and duties
Other Responsibilities as assigned.
May be required to assist with direct patient care as needed, including increased patient acuity and census, call coverage, staff sick calls, and vacations
5% Time Spent -
Working knowledge of EHR, microsoft word, excel,
Part Time + (Call = nights, evenings, weekends or holidays)