Date Posted: September 5, 2023

Deadline: October 31, 2023

Organization: Appddiction Studio

Location: Greenwood Other

City: Charleston, South Carolina

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time


$3,500 SIGN ON BONUS !!!

Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
109 Bee St, Charleston, SC 29401

About VAMC:
The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center is a tertiary care teaching hospital providing the highest level quality for more than 75,000 Veterans along the South Carolina and Georgia coast. The Ralph H. Johnson VA is rated is the second fastest growing VA in the U.S. for percentage patient growth. For the past three years, the Charleston VA has been rated a 5-Star medical center for quality and efficiency, the highest possible rating according to VA's Strategic Analytics.

Monday - Friday 10 hour shifts = 40 hours week. NO WEEKENDS

Operating Room Surgical Technician: The Surgical Technician (ST) is a member of the surgical team and provides assistance to the surgeon and other team members during surgical procedures. The Surgical Technician participates with the surgical team members in planning and implementing complex procedures under the general supervision of the surgical team. He/she will be expected to assist in all areas of the Operating Room for the following services: Open Heart, General, Vascular, Cardiac, Thoracic, Orthopedic, Neurologic, Ear. Nose, and Throat (ENT), Ophthalmic (EYE), Urologic (GU), Oral, Plastic, Gynecological (GYN), Robotics, and Podiatric.

The Contract Surgical Technician Functions as a primary scrub person responsible for handling instruments, supplies, and equipment during all surgical procedures. Physicians and ancillary services to provide this care.

-The Surgical Technician shall have at least two years of current experience in an operating room setting exclusive of agency assignments and must have worked within the last six months in the above settings.

-The Surgical Technician sets up sterile field with all required items for each procedure such as air powered equipment, fiber optic equipment, laparoscopic equipment, microscopes, lasers, arthroscopy equipment, urologic equipment, recording devices, and other operating room supplies and equipment.

-The Surgical Technician plans and discusses each procedure with surgical professionals and assures that all supplies and equipment are available prior to the surgical procedure.

-The Surgical Technician prepares, organizes, and maintains highly complex sterile surgical setups.

-Participating in official time out with surgical team and ensures correct site, correct procedure, correct laterality, correct patient, position and all testing results are in place, including lab and radiology results; verifies sterility and dates of implants per VHA Directive

-The Surgical Technician observes and responds promptly to each stage of the surgical procedure and anticipates the needs of the surgeon by maintaining a high level of concentration for extended periods of time.

-The Surgical Technician will provide emotional support and comfort measures specific for each patient to alleviate concerns and fears.

-The Surgical Technician assists the surgeon by performing such procedures as preparing skin grafts, suctioning, holding retractors, applying skin staples, and cutting sutures Prepares prosthesis and surgical devices during procedures.

-The Surgical Technician functions as a runner for complex surgical procedures under the direct supervision of an RN.


-Other duties as assigned.

Job Description:
Monday - Friday 10-hour shifts, 40 hours per week
Contact Name:
Elizabeth Ramirez
Contact Phone Number: 210-901-4685
Application Process:
Submit resume to
Employer Address:

17211 Jones Maltsberger Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78247
United States

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