St. Tammany Parish Hospital
Surgical Technologists/LPN functions as members of the surgical team in the role of a scrub person. They work under the supervision of a RN to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive and surgical procedures maximizing patient safety and sterile technique with the application of AORN and professional standards.
The Surgical Technologist is responsible to prepare and handle the instrumentation, supplies, and devices necessary for the surgical procedure.
The Surgery Surgical Technologist must be available in-house within 30 minutes when on call.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technology. LPN Licensure (if applicable). One (1) year experience is required or STPH experience through the Surgical Tech Educational affiliate program. Acute Care OR preferred. Call is required according to unit standards. BLS certified through the American Heart Association. Call is required according to unit standards. Good communication skills and able to make decisions.
Preferred Qualifications: Surgical Technology Certification (CST) preferred. At least 2 years of Neurosurgery experience preferred.
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 50 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.
Physical Effort required:
Constant (67%-100%) - reaching, handling/feeling, talking, hearing, seeing
Frequently (34%-66%)- NONE
Occasionally (1%-33%) lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, stooping, crouching