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Surgical Technologist - Main OR

Company: UVA Health
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

$10,000.00 sign on bonus may be available for qualified candidates with a two-year work commitment, in accordance with UVA policy.Starting pay - $26.40/hour + depending on years of experience must meet minimum requirementsUVA has recently rolled out a brand-new Surgical Technologist career ladder. This competitive implementation brings huge growth opportunities for new graduates as well as seasoned Surgical Technologists.As a Surgical Technologist, you will work in a fast paced, team based, and technologically advanced environment, where critical thinking and hands-on skills are essential. It is a challenging and exciting workplace that will increase your skills and interdisciplinary relationships in a critical care area.With 15 different specialties, 33 operating rooms, and dedicated Surgical Technologist Educators, we are ready to help you explore the Surgical Technologist opportunities that UVA has to offerThe UVA Medical Center is seeking experienced Surgical Technologist as well as new graduates, or those who are currently enrolled in an accredited Surgical Technologist Training Program to join our award-winning interdisciplinary team within our 600+ bed Academic University Medical Center.Here, you will be joining a team of nationally recognized physicians, nurses, surgeons, and specialists known for their quality of care, positive outcomes, innovative treatments, technologies, and research.Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to gathering needed supplies and instrumentation for surgical procedures according to the surgeon preference card. Maintains the sterile field and anticipating the needs of the surgical team. Is constantly vigilant to the adherence of aseptic technique by all team members.Our Specialties are as follows:GeneralTransplantGYNUrologyPlasticsENTOrthoPEDSSpineNeuroVascularThoracicCardiacRoboticsOphthalmologyDifferentiates between sterile and unsterile items processed by various sterilization methods.Demonstrates a basic level of surgical case preparation by reviewing the surgeon preference card and case cart, gathering surgical instruments, supplies and equipment needed for general surgical procedures.Provides safe patient care at a basic level.Demonstrates principles of aseptic technique and sterile conscience.Has basic knowledge of surgical procedures and patient anatomy.Demonstrates awareness of environmental safety practices for patient, self and team at all times.Able to take specialty certification exam upon completion of accredited surgical technology program. Position Compensation Range: $20.68 - $32.05 HourlyMINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation: HS Diploma or equivalent. Graduated from accredited Surgical Technologist Training Program.Licensure: Current Registration with Virginia Board of Medicine required at the time of hire. BLS required.Experience: No experience requiredPHYSICAL DEMANDSJob requires standing for prolonged periods; Repetitive motion: passing instruments, lifting heavy instrument sets. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull > 50 - 100lbs. May be exposed to cold, radiation, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: UVA Health, Charlottesville , Surgical Technologist - Main OR, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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