Surgical Tech – CST/Surgical Tech

at Docs United
Published September 17, 2022
Location Oregon
Category Certified Surgical Tech  
Job Type Permanent  
Specialty CST/Surgical Tech
Shift(s) Description varied shift times/ 40 hours a week
Shift Type Varied
Expenses Covered Daily Stipend
Medical Malpractice Covered
Requirements BLS Certification



Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, assists the physician performing a surgical procedure by establishing and maintaining a sterile field in the O.R., setting up equipment, scrubbing in, handing instruments and supplies to surgeon. Assists the surgical team by preparing patient for transport out of O.R. and cleaning O.R.


Functions as a scrub tech before, during, and after surgical procedures, performing duties that include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishing and maintaining a sterile field
  • Procedure-specific preparation and instrument/equipment set-up; ensuring all equipment and supplies are available/at hand
  • Handing off instruments/supplies to surgeon
  • Management of medications on the sterile field
  • Operation of laser o Management of chest and wound drainage
  • Management of anatomical and body fluid specimens
  • Care of staples/sutures
  • Surgical instrument and supply counts
  • Applying dressings
  • Assisting with preparations for transport of patient out of O.R.
  • Assisting the team with cleaning and set up of O.R. in preparation for next case
  • Must be able to take call nights, weekends, and holidays on a rotating basis; must be within 20 minute travel time to hospital
  • Must possess a national certification as a Surgical Technician
  • Recent (within past 2 years) experience in acute care hospital OR preferred
  • BLS (AHA)
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