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Surgical Technologist - Certified

Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
US-TN-Oak Ridge
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Surgical Technologist-Certified, Family Birthing Center

Full-Time, 72 hours per pay period, Days


With more than 30 specialties from Cardiology and Neurosurgery to Orthopedics and Vascular care, Methodist Medical Center was one of the first hospitals in East Tennessee to offer cutting-edge treatments and technologies that benefit people with life-threatening aneurysms, severely damaged knee, hip and shoulder joints, sudden heart failure, and non-healing wounds.

  • 301 licensed beds
  • 25 ICU beds
  • 8 step-down beds
  • 38 emergency suites
  • 2 cath labs
  • 1 electrophysiology lab
  • 8 LDRP suites
  • 205 active and courtesy physicians
  • 1,192 employees



Job Summary: Provide direct nursing care to assigned surgical patients under the direction of a registered nurse, and according to required standards and hospital policies and procedures.


Education/Knowledge/Skills: Must have successfully completed an accredited surgical technician course.  Must have knowledge of human anatomy, the principles of sterile technique and sterile processing, hospital policies and procedures, infection control, fire and safety regulations.  For staff involved in the care of age-specific groups, knowledge of the bio-psychosocial needs of adult, geriatric and pediatric patients is essential.  Special knowledge is required in growth and development needs of pediatric/geriatric patients where applicable.


Minimum Experience: Previous experience in job specialty is required or preferred depending on the circumstances of the vacancy.


Licensure/Certifications: Must be a Certified Surgical Technologist. Must be currently certified in CPR/Provider C.

In accordance with  National Board of Surgical Tech & Surgical Assisting Guidelines only approved candidates who pass the CST exam are authorized to use the initials CST as long as they maintain certification currency.

Must be currently certified (or scheduled for certification or recertification training according to department guidelines) in CPR/Provider C.





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