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Certified OR Tech FT

Winchester, Tennessee

Req ID 7448-6999 Post Date Feb. 27, 2024 CategoryTechnician FacilitySouthern Tennessee Regional Health System - Winchester
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Southern Tennessee Regional Health System has an opportunity for you to join our team.

 

A Joint Commission accredited hospital, Sothern Tennessee Regional Health System serves the patients of south-central Tennessee with two locations (Winchester and Sewanee).  Situated at the foot of Sewanee Mountain, in southern Middle Tennessee, the city of Winchester offers the best in small-town living while offering quick access to other major cities such as Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville.  Winchester has a host of top-rated schools, both public and private.  Its economy is strong and steadily growing thanks to major employers such as Nissan and Arnold Engineering.  Noted as a great place for outdoor recreation, Winchester’s beautiful Tims Ford Lake offers visitors an opportunity for year-round fishing, hiking, and camping.  If golfing is more your style, you can enjoy The Bear Trace at Times Ford.  This 6,790-yard golf course designed by The Golden Bear, Mr. Jack Nicklaus, has been named as one of the “Top Ten Places You Can Play” by Golf Magazine.  And just down the road from Winchester, you’ll find Lynchburg, TN.  Home to another favorite tourist destination, the nation’s oldest registered distillery, Jack Daniels.

 

JOB SUMMARY

 Responsible for preparation and post-procedure care of supplies, equipment and instruments needed for the surgical case.  They provide assistance to the surgeon during the procedure.

 


Minimum Education
Graduate of a Surgical Technology training program or prior related experience and/or training.
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action as necessary. Must exhibit emotional maturity, stability, and flexibility.
Required Skills
Certifications/Licensure
AHA Basic Life Support, within 30 days
Qualifications for employment of surgical technologists (Tennessee Code Annotated 68-5-101)
A. Individuals employed as surgical technologists shall have completed at least one of the following:
(1) Hold current national certification established by the National Board of Surgical Technology
and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA);
(2) Have completed a program for surgical technology accredited by the Commission on
Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP);
(3) Have completed an appropriate training program for surgical technologists in the armed
forces or at a CAAHEP accredited hospital or CAAHEP accredited ambulatory surgical
treatment center program For the purposes of this chapter, “armed forces” means the Army,
Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or public health service of the United States: or
(4) Successfully complete the surgical technologists NBSTSA certifying exam.
B. Any student who completes a surgical technology program that is in the process of becoming
CAAHEP accredited on July 1, 2006, shall be considered a graduate of a CAAHEP accredited
program.
C. Persons qualifies to be employed as a surgical technologist pursuant to subsection (a) shall
complete fifteen (15) hours of continuing education or contact hours annually to remain qualified
for employment and shall submit verification of having completed such continuing education or
contact hours requirements to their employers. The submission of current certification by the
NBSTSA shall satisfy the requirements of this subsection (c).

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