This position is eligible for a $10,000.00 Sign-On Bonus for Surgical Techs who have 1 year experience! New Grads are eligible for a $5,000.00 Sign-On. Those relocating from more than 50 miles away are eligible to receive reimbursable relocation expenses. Accepting the bonus requires signing a 2-year employment agreement. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates are eligible for benefits packages, paid time off and tuition assistance.Stacy Johnson is a surgical tech here at UNC Health Blue Ridge. When asked why she likes to work here she stated, "My team. I really enjoy the people I work with." JOB SUMMARY: Provides skilled assistance to surgeons during surgery. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages of the patient/clients served. Demonstrates the ability to provide care according to hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Performs other duties as deemed competent.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Anticipating needs of surgeons for supplies/equipment during procedures
Creating/maintaining a sterile field
Correctly performing sponge, needle and instrument counts
Transferring medications and solutions to surgeons during procedure
QUALIFICATIONS: Education: High School graduate. Graduate of a surgical technician program or a minimum of two years equivalent experience as a surgical technicianExperience: Previous experience desirableOther: Considerable skill and knowledge of surgical instrumentation, proper sterile technique and knowledge of surgical procedures required. Current CPR certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) is requiredTYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires range of motion within functional limits. Occasionally pushing 40 pounds, pulling 80 pounds,Lifting 35 pounds from floor to eye level. Manual/finger dexterity and eye/hand coordination. Functional vision and hearing. Frequent standing/walking, bending, stooping/stretching.