Surgical Technologist II - FT DAY - Hamilton Eye Surgery Center Job
Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Responsible for assisting the surgical team by acting as a primary scrub person who handles surgical instruments, supplies and equipment used in a specialized area during surgical procedures. Maintains constant vigilance for the maintenance of the sterile field. The Level II practitioner demonstrates a higher level of critical thinking and problem solving skills and has met the Surgical Technologist Level I criteria. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.
Education/Formal Training Work Experience Credential/Licensure
Must demonstrate education/training through one of the following methods under TN Code Ann. - 68-57-101(a):
A. Individuals employed as surgical technologists shall be:
1. Completion of a CAAHEP accredited program in surgical technology or completion of an appropriate training program for surgical technologists in the armed forces, CAAHEP accredited hospital, or CAAHEP accredited ambulatory surgical treatment center program
2. Successfully completed the surgical technologists NBSTSA certifying exam.
B. Any student who completes a surgical technology program that is in the process of becoming CAAHEP accredited on July 1, 2006, shall be considered a graduate of a CAAHEP accredited program.
C.Grandfathered under TN Code Ann. - 68-57-102(a):
Prior to July 1, 2006, was employed for not less than 18 months as a surgical technologist in a hospital, medical office, surgery center, or school; OR Began training to be a surgical technologist in an accredited surgical technology program.
Minimum of two years' experience as a Surgical Tech.
Work experience stated in the TN Grandfathered clause.
Holds a current national certification from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) as a Surgical Technologist (CST).
Please note: Effective July 1, 2013, the State of Tennessee requires surgical technologists to complete 15 CEs annually to remain qualified for employment at MLH. Certified surgical technologists are exempt from the new requirement, but they must maintain a current and active national CST certification from NBSTSA.
Effective June 1, 2018: New Hires and Transfers are required to have current BLS Certification.
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