WakeMed Health & Hospitals Surgical Technician, OR (supplemental) in Raleigh, North Carolina

Surgical Technician, OR (supplemental)

Job ID #: 26432


WakeMed North

Job Category:

Clinical Professional


Surgical Services - OR - 17_6210

Employment Type:




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About WakeMed

WakeMed North Family Health & Women’s Hospital provides exceptional patient care to the residents in the growing north Raleigh, N.C., area. Between the women’s hospital and outpatient services, WakeMed North offers services for the whole family.

The new, 61-bed women's hospital provides inpatient and outpatient obstetrics and gynecological care to women of all ages including state-of-the-art childbirth facilities, Level III special care nursery, and women’s medical and surgical services. The full-service emergency department provides 24/7 care for the entire family that is backed by Wake County's only Level I Trauma Center and WakeMed Children's Hospital, both located at WakeMed’s Raleigh Campus. Additional services include day surgery, outpatient imaging, laboratory and outpatient rehabilitation services, and a growing network of physicians.

WakeMed North is part of the WakeMed Health & Hospitals system, a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated Magnet by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 8,200 employees, 250 employed physicians, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.

Position Information

The Surgical Technician is an allied health professional who is an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patient populations such as neonates (birth-28 days), children (1 month - 14 years), adolescents (15-17 years), adults (19-70 years), and geriatric ( over 70 years). Functions under the supervision of a surgeon or registered nurse to ensure that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique that combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation of tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.

Experience Requirements :

Previous Surgical Technician experience preferred.

Education Required :

High School graduate or GED equivalent required. Completion of post-secondary education program in Surgical Technology -or- one year of experience in the OR as a Surgical Technician may serve as a substitute for completion of post-secondary education program.

Licensure/Certification Requirements :

Certification as a Surgical Technologist preferred.

Hours of Work :

Varying as needed

Weekend Requirements :

As Needed

Call Requirements :

as needed