WellStar Health Systems Surgical Technologist - Outpatient Surgery in Marietta, Georgia

Job Title:

Surgical Technologist - Outpatient Surgery

Job ID:



Marietta, GA


Kennestone Hospital

Employment Type:


Full/Part Time:





Outpatient Surgery Center


Work where you live, love what you do and stay where you can grow! WellStar is the largest not -for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve. Our culture of caring is evidenced by being recognized nationally by Fortune ® Magazine as one the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as the recommendations and referrals we receive.

The Surgical Tech functions under the direction of the registered professional nurse.

Assists the health care team in providing safe, age appropriate and culturally aware patient care. He/she has

knowledge, skill and ability to perform duties within the context of moderate to high acuity surgical cases (with an

expectation on occasion to work above this level as cases require) as defined by the scope of anatomy, equipment and

instrumentation of the case and anticipates the needs of the surgeon and other members of the healthcare team.

Exhibits an acquisition of additional surgical skills for progressively more difficult cases. Demonstrates an efficient,

organized surgical plan for assigned cases. Takes initiative to discuss surgical plan with other members of the

healthcare team. Able to troubleshoot instruments and equipment. Anticipates any additional supplies or equipment

required for procedures. Ability to mentor, precept or train in various modalities. Participates in performance

improvement initiatives. Duties include, but are not limited to, preparation of the operative suite and surgical field to

ensure a safe patient care environment while being vigilant for the maintenance of the sterile field and other patient

safety concerns. In addition, the ST will gather required instruments, supplies and serve as surgical assistant as

needed. (not to be confused with a certified surgical first assistant) . Other duties as assigned including but not limited

to assisting with inventory, ordering and stocking LDR’s and ORs and additional areas as assigned. The L&D ST Cert

will assist providers and nurses in vaginal deliveries, obtain weights, measurements, and infant footprints. Also, ensure

that the unit is compliant with Joint Commission standard

Required Minimum Education : High school diploma or GED required. The Surgical Technologist may be a graduate of an approved Surgical Technologist program, a licensed practical nurse, or have previous experience as an operating room technologist.

Required Minimum Experience : Previous hospital or operating room experience preferred.

Required Skills : Certification preferred. Must be current in CPR. Must be able to effectively communicate and understand verbal and written English language. Must be able to communicate effectively in a courteous, professional and tactful manner. Must demonstrate ability to work under stress. Basic keyboarding skills are required. Emergency call coverage is required.

WellStar offers a world-class benefits package that includes:

Tuition reimbursement Offered day one* to full-time and part-time employees

Bright Horizons - Subsidized, on-site child care

Fitness center Full-service fitness center http://www.wellstarhealthplace.org/

Concierge Service Employees have access to an on-site concierge service provided by Best Upon Request at https://bestupon.wpengine.com/employee-services/

On-Site Dining Options Most locations offer multiple dining options including Cafeterias, Bistros and Grilles

*Learn more about this benefit from your Talent Acquisition Consultant upon application

Come see why our employees love their career at WellStar and enjoy work-life balance and the opportunity for advancement from within.

Apply today to become the newest shining star in our ever-growing healthcare network.

Thank you for your interest in WellStar. We are an equal opportunity employer