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Surgical Technologist

Georgetown University Hospital

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Surgical Technologist at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Surgical Technologist

Operating Room

Regular Full-Time





Position Summary: The incumbent in this position is responsible for intraoperative delivery of patient care in the scrub role; assists Core Leader, OR with orientation, training and supply inventory for a specific surgical specialty consistent with specialty alignment.  These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.

Required Education and Training: High School graduate or the equivalent (GED).  Completion of accredited program in Surgical Technology. Current Certification by examination through Association of Surgical Technologists is preferred.

Required Experience: One to two years O.R. experience as Surgical Technologist in an acute care operating room, which included the major surgical specialties i.e. General, GYN, Urology, Neuro, Ortho, ENT, CV, Plastic, with one year OR scrub experience preferred.   Knowledge of surgical specialties, instruments, techniques, procedures, anatomy and physiology.  Scrub role competence.   Must be able to understand the importance of being a member of a specialty team and rotating to other specialties to maintain skills. Ability to teach; adaptable to change.  Good verbal and written communications skills. Ability to maintain emotional control and function under stress during emergent and non-emergent situations.


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