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Surgical Technologist Extern – Outpatient Surgery Center

Florence, SC



1. Job responsibilities include those listed in the competency document.

2. Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers

in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.

3. Must be flexible, punctual, and be willing to learn in the surgical environment

4. Ensures the availability and preparedness of OR rooms, supplies and equipment needed to support efficient and effective

perioperative processes.

5. Responsible for having sterile instruments, sutures and equipment necessary for the surgical procedure, along with a

working knowledge of each device

6. Assist with positioning and prepping according to the standards of practice and policies and procedures of the

department and the hospital

7. Performs initial instrument, sharps and sponge counts with the circulator and performs additional counts as necessary

8. Assists with draping the patient and establishing the sterile field.

9. Participates in the surgical site and patient verification during the time out procedure.

10. Required to maintain the sterile field to ensure patient/employee safety by maintaining highest standard of sterile

technique during the procedure.

11. Prepares and passes off specimen(s) as appropriate.

12. Assist in lifting, turning, positioning and preparing patients for surgical procedures, using proper body mechanics

13. Assist in maintaining a clean and safe environment.

14. Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization.

15. Assists other members of the team with terminal cleaning of room .

16. Uses standard precautions and appropriate personal protective equipment when working around or handling hazardous

substances, including blood and body fluids.

17. Performs all duties as assigned.


· A student of an accredited Surgical Technology Program

· Must obtain certification through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) within 6 months of graduating.


Part time


Florence, SC, United States


Part time

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