Truman Medical Centers Certified Surgical Tech - Operating Room - Full-time Days - Lakewood in Kansas City, Missouri

Certified Surgical Tech - Operating Room - Full-time Days - Lakewood

Tracking Code

11579-124

Job Description

Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the pri­mary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best pos­sible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, team­work and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple state­ment, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.

The Certified Surgical Technologist provides advanced technical services to the surgical patient including taking patient histories, assisting physicians and professional nursing staff, educating patients, performing biological testing, completes data entry, inventories supplies, and coordinates the repair of instruments and equipment. Scrubs for surgical procedures and passes instruments to the physicians. Assists in cleaning the operating room upon completion of procedures.

Required Skills

Minimum Requirements

  • High school Diploma or GED.

  • Proof of current certification designated as Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) provided through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

  • Ability to stand for the majority of the work time; sometimes wearing a 10 lb. x-ray apron for several hours at a time; lifting 50lbs. pushing/pulling 125lbs.,frequent lifting 1-25 lb. sterile trays during the course of the day.

  • Good communication and written skills.

  • Ability to handle stressful situations and changing conditions; flexibility to adapt to scheduling changes and changes in patient condition. Good time management skills and ability to be self-directed.

Strong Orthopedic experience preferred (especially total joint replacement). DaVinci robotic experience preferred.

Job Location

Lakewood - Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Shift Schedule

7:00AM - 3:30PM