Certified Surgical Technologist – Certified Surgical Tech job in Fort Defiance, AZ

  • Profession:

    Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Specialty:

    Certified Surgical Tech
  • Location:

    Fort Defiance, AZ
  • Start date:

    2020-11-02
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    153761

Certified Surgical Tech (CST) Travel Job

Certified Surgical Technicians CST scrub in on orthopedic, spine, urology, and pain management cases. CSTs must work well with other health team members to achieve total patient care. Our preferred Certified Surgical Tech candidate is well-organized and good at anticipating the surgeon’s needs.

Certified Surgical Tech (CST) Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the presence of all instruments, equipment, and supplies necessary for procedures; inspect instruments to ensure all required items are available.
  • CST performs surgical scrub technique and gown and glove procedure for self and surgical team; maintains a sterile field and take immediate action to correct any breaks in technique.
  • Perform specimen reconciliation and care for and identify specimens.
  • Certified Surgical Technician assists with procedure room turnovers and close-of-day activities.
  • Transfer specimens to pathology for pickup.
  • CST documents patient-care records and other forms according to facility policies and procedures.
  • Assist the physician and occasionally an RN during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • CST cleans clinical area before and after procedures and properly dispose of contaminated supplies and equipment.
  • Provide and maintain a safe environment for the patient and staff by complying with facility requirements and safety standards.
  • CST assists in the transport and positioning of patients when necessary.
  • Certified Surgical Tech washes, assembles, sterilizes, and stores instruments and supplies, and ensures they are static functional and sterile.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly instrument/equipment processing area (e.g., inventory, shelves, counters, equipment), determine whether each item is in good working condition, and check equipment indicators for proper static functions.
  • CST assists circulating nurse in obtaining supplies, equipment, and opening rooms, as necessary.
  • CST leak tests scope after every procedure and inspects instruments/equipment for damage and defects.

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a Registered Nurse – You and your referral both get $500 with GIFTED’s Refer an RN Friend Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS

This 56-bed facility opened in August 2002 and is in the beautiful high-desert climate of Northeastern Arizona. This facility includes an ICU, a Medical-Surgical unit, a Pediatric Ward, an OBGYN ward, and an inpatient adolescent psychiatric care unit. The mission of this hospital is to provide superior and compassionate healthcare to their community by raising the level of health care provided and ensuring a better quality of life.

 

Fort Defiance is situated between the Eastern border of Arizona and the Western border of New Mexico. Check out the Window Rock Tribal Park maintained by the Navajo Tribe which is extremely beautiful and captivating. History nurses enjoy the Veteran’s Memorial dedicated to the Navajo Code Talkers of WWII or check out Fort Defiance staples: the Navajo Nation Zoo or the Botanical Park.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a Certified Surgical Technologist at GIFTED? We do!


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