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Certified Surgical Tech

507 E Freemont St
Burgaw, NC
Job ID: 228
Date Posted: Jul 25, 2023

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Job Description



NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: Pender Memorial Hospital

Department: Surgical Services

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 0.600000

Work Type: 48 to 63 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 3 8HR Days, M-F, No weekends, No nights, No call

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do


In collaboration with the perioperative RN in the circulating role, the Surgical Technologist functions as a member of the team to maintain an environment that facilitates a safe patient outcome. Intraoperatively plans for and responds to the needs of the surgeon and other team members by watching the sterile field and applying knowledge of the planned surgical procedure and the anatomy of the patient to adjust to unexpected findings that may alter the surgical procedure and required instruments or supplies. 


1. Assist with the development of a plan of care based upon the assessment of the patient.

 2. Maintains professional standards by participating in in-service, committees, staff needs. 

3. Anticipates needs of the surgeon during the surgical case. 

4. Competently handles instruments, supplies and equipment during surgical procedures. 

5. Responsible for maintaining sterile field. 

6. Assists with decontamination of instruments. 

7. Competent in operating all reprocessing and sterilization equipment within the surgical department. 

8. Facilitates patient/family teaching as directed. 

9. Assists in operating room turnover/environmental sanitation-equipment needs. 

10. Utilizes PPE per infection control guidelines. 

11. Competent in preparation, care & cleaning of gastroscopes and colonoscopes. 12. Maintains adequate supply inventory under supervision Surgical Services Manager. 

13. Reviews surgical schedule & pulls cases. 

Position Requirements

* Cert Surgical Technician

* Technical/Vocational Diploma

Other information:

Experience: Prior OR experience preferred.

Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. 

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications. 

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

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