Currently looking for an experienced Surgical Tech to fill an opening in the CVOR at Emory Healthcare St Joseph's Hospital. Interested candidates must be certified as a surgical technician or have two years of experience in lieu of certification.

Responsibilities of the Surgical Tech, CVOR & Robotics​

  • Assists surgeons and nurses with patients, equipment preparation, aseptic technique, and surgical procedures in the operating room.
  • Prepares the operating room for surgery by assembling routine supplies, materials, instruments, and equipment; obtains special supplies indicated by physician.
  • Follows procedures for pre and post-operative accounting of sharps, sponges and instruments used in the surgical set up.
  • Accountable for the care and handling of instruments and equipment.
  • Maintains inventory of sterile surgical supplies to ensure immediate availability.
  • Operates sterilization equipment for the proper sterilization of surgical instruments.
  • Follows established sterilization policy and procedures.
  • Assists in evaluating various products, supplies and equipment pertinent to the operating room.
  • Assists in the preparation, transportation, and positioning of patients for surgery and provides for the physical comfort, safety and privacy during the intra-operative patient.
  • Observes patient for symptoms which may indicate a change in condition; reports significant observations to the appropriate member of the medical team for immediate attention.
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the principles of sterile technique and infection control; practices appropriate procedures to maintain a sterile environment.
  • Appropriately cleans surgical instruments and equipment.
  • Prepares tissue and other specimens for laboratory analyses. 

Requirements of the Surgical Tech, CVOR & Robotics​

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a surgical technician training program or equivalent job training.
  • Certified as a surgical technician or have two years of experience in lieu of certification.
  • Heartsaver certification required.

Compensation for the Surgical Tech, CVOR & Robotics​

The starting salary for this position ranges from $18 - $28 per hour depending on experience

This is a non-management position
This is a full-time position

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