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SoutheastHEALTH CVOR Surgical Tech in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

CVOR Surgical Tech

Licensed Technical
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Surgery Full-Time



Day Shift“Scrubbing” for surgical procedures. It entails a thorough grasp of sterile technique to function in the sterile field passing sterile instruments, sutures and other supplies to the surgeonBegin

  • Assists with competencies as asked

  • Assisting in surgery as needed

  • Gathers instruments and supplies needed for assignments and assists with “opening” of case

  • “Scrubs” and “sets up” the case and assists with gowning and gloving of surgeon and assistants

  • Works hours as needed and requested by leadership taking rotating call

  • Anticipates needs of surgeons and assistants

  • Maintains sterile technique during procedures and reports any unusual circumstances to surgeon/RN circulator

  • Assists RN circulator with correct identification of specimens and attends to proper disposal/preservation of such

  • Assists in expediting room “turn over” time

  • Accurate charting of patient data

  • Insert and remove foley catheter as directed by the Circulating RN or Surgeon

  • Follows chain of command for problem solving

  • Seeks assistance from staff when needed

  • Assist in competency preparation, testing, and completion of appropriate paperwork-Surgical Techs

  • Maintains current knowledge of surgery by maintaining contact with OR Nurse Manager and Educator

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Reads articles to improve surgical or tech skills and knowledge

  • Surgical Technician Certification

  • BCLS required

  • Communication and an attitude of responsiveness are absolutely key to all positions in the perioperative area. A “can-do” attitude is required for the exemplary customer service expected

  • Maintains point-of-care testing competencies

  • Willingness to return to OR for yearly training

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English