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Surgical Technologist

Company: Duke Health
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Duke Health Integrated Practice is an exceptional, multi-specialty physician practice encompassing 140 clinics across North Carolina. We attract and retain premier medical professionals with competitive compensation, benefits, and a nurturing work atmosphere that unites passion and purpose.



Learn more about us: https://dhip.dukehealth.org/about-us





JOB LOCATION:

Duke GI-Endoscopy of Raleigh - 3480 Wake Forest Rd, Raleigh NC



$10,000 Sign-On Bonus Eligible - Paid out in 4 equal installments over 24 months in 6-month increments.

**Only new hires who have not worked for Duke University Health System in the past 12 months (at the time of offer) are eligible to receive the sign-on bonus.**



JOB SUMMARY:

We are seeking a Surgical Technologist in our Duke GI - Endoscopy of Raleigh to perform a variety of specialized technical and supportive patient care activities to assist medical professional personnel in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures.



JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Determine, prepare and set up medical supplies and equipment for diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures.
Explain procedures to patient, allay their fear and elicit cooperation.
Prepare patients for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to include obtaining specimens, attaching vital sign equipment, and positioning the patient.
Assist physician and nursing personnel during diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures to include, handling instruments and equipment, calling out equipment readings, and handling specimens while maintaining infection control standards.
Manually clean endoscopes and then perform the proper process to complete high level disinfection of these scopes.
Distribute supplies as needed and maintain inventory of supplies.
Assist nurse with transporting the patient into the procedure room and to recovery after the procedure.
Obtain family members from the waiting room once patient is in recovery, assist patients to restroom when needed and obtain refreshments for patients.
Clean and dress stretchers in preparation for next patient.
Clean procedure rooms, including procedural tables, countertops, floor mats and wall suction systems.



JOB ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program or the successful completion of the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) certification exam.



JOB HOURS:

The schedule for this position is day shifts, Monday-Friday, with no weekends or holidays.



Some roles within our organization may encompass essential job functions requiring distinct physical and/or mental capabilities. Further details and accommodation requests will be addressed by individual hiring departments.



Duke Health Integrated Practice is dedicated to Equal Opportunity Employment, fostering a diverse workforce without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.



We aspire to build a community grounded in collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our shared achievements rely on a dynamic exchange of ideas, flourishing best when a multitude of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences thrive. Upholding these values is a collective responsibility within our community.



This job description aims to outline representative responsibilities for this title, not an exhaustive account of specific duties. Employees may be assigned job-related tasks beyond those explicitly outlined here.

Keywords: Duke Health, Raleigh , Surgical Technologist, Healthcare , Raleigh, North Carolina

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