With a 609-licensed-bed hospital and 1,100 physicians, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's clinical services represent one of the largest healthcare delivery networks in the area.

Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis — caring for the whole person — Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.

We offer some of the most sophisticated treatments and technologies available, as well as the expertise of nationally respected physicians. Our doctors have been named in the Washingtonian "Top Doctors" for 2014 and our hospital has been ranked as a "high performing" hospital for geriatrics; nephrology; orthopaedics; and urology by US News and World Report 2014-15

Some of our centers of excellence include cancer, neurosciences, gastroenterology, transplant and vascular diseases.

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  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits
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Job #32089
Surgical Technologist
Operating Room
Full Time, Days
Washington, DC
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The incumbent in this position is responsible for intraoperative delivery of patient care in the scrub role. Assists Core Leader, OR with orientation, training and supply inventory for a specific surgical specialty consistent with specialty alignment. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • High school graduate or the equivalent (GED).
  • Completion of accredited program in surgical technology.
  • Current certification by examination through Association of Surgical Technologists is preferred.

Required Experience:
  • One to two years of OR experience as Surgical Technologist in an acute care operating room that included the major surgical specialties, i.e., General, GYN, Urology, Neuro, Ortho, ENT, CV, Plastic, with one year of OR scrub experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of surgical specialties, instruments, techniques, procedures, anatomy, and physiology.
  • Scrub role competence.
  • Must be able to understand the importance of being a member of a specialty team and rotating to other specialties to maintain skills.
  • Ability to teach.
  • Adaptable to change.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain emotional control and function under stress during emergent and non-emergent situations.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
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