Certified Surgical Technologist – Certified Surgical Tech job in Joplin, MO

  • Profession:

    Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Specialty:

    Certified Surgical Tech
  • Location:

    Joplin, MO
  • Start date:

    2020-11-09
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    158585

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 newly renovated, 7-story, 260-bed hospital has been committed to serving the people of the Joplin community since 1896. This facility’s medical services include critical care, behavioral health and rehab, surgical services, as well as women’s and children’s care. The Intensive Care Unit at this hospital has received national recognition for providing the best care possible for its patients. The Cancer Center here provides comprehensive care through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services. This hospital was founded on the values of being genuine, believing in teamwork, and being fully committed to doing whatever it takes to get the job done.

Joplin is located on the Southwest side of the state, approximately 70 miles west of Springfield. In Joplin, you can experience the natural beauty of Grand Falls, the largest running waterfall in Missouri or hike the beautiful conservation area of The Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center full of wildlife. Cruise down Route 66 that winds through the heat of downtown Joplin. The downtown area is full of dozens of trendy shops, award-winning restaurants and art galleries all knit together over a bunch of downtown city blocks.

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!


Important
This site makes use of cookies which may contain tracking information about visitors. By continuing to browse this site you agree to our use of cookies.