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SoutheastHEALTH CVOR Surgical Tech in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

CVOR Surgical Tech

Licensed Technical
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Surgery Full-Time



“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:

Leadership skills

  • Conflict Management – Ability to handle difficult people and tense situations with diplomacy and tact; spot potential conflict, bring disagreements into the open and help deescalate them; encourage debate and open discussion and orchestrate win-win solutions

  • Decisiveness – Ability to assess complex situations consults appropriately with stakeholders and makes difficult decisions in a timely manner

  • Energy and enthusiasm – Ability to respond under pressure and generate excitement and support for proposals and projects among physicians and management

  • Listening – Ability to actively listen with patience and accurately restate others opinions

  • Negotiation skills – Ability to win concessions without damaging relationships, to communicate directly and forcefully with diplomacy, to gain trust of others and have good sense of timing

  • Results oriented – Ability to successfully research, analyze, conceptualize, forecast and launch new projects or initiate strategic partnerships, to include the development of business plans and communications/promotional strategies, and mechanisms to evaluate and measure results

  • Team-centered – Ability to draw physicians and members of the management team together into active and enthusiastic participation and in the successful implementation of Southeast Health’s strategies and plans based on the patient’s experience.

  • Oral and Written Communication Skills - Ability to write succinct, well-organized reports and plans. Ability to present ideas and information to various levels of management and boards

  • Presentation Skills – Ability to persuasively communicate project proposals, plans and status to key customer constituencies (employees, the public, and physicians), professional associations, government and regulatory agencies, top management and board members

  • 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 disposable/preservation of such

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

  • Assists in expediting room "turn over" time

  • Functions as a role model and mentor to new staff and attends in-services regularly

  • Duties require interaction with different patient age groups, i.e., neonate, child, adolescents, adults, and the elderly and requires recognition that different age groups require specialized attention or care

  • Follows chain of command for problem solving

  • Assisting in surgery as needed

  • Assists with competencies as asked. Assists with competency prep, testing and completion of appropriate paperwork

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Graduate of an accredited operating room technology program or equivalent work experience is required

  • BCLS required

  • Certification or eligibility for certification preferred

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

  • Teamwork along with a strong work ethic and a positive attitude are required

  • These traits equate to excellent service to patients, family members, physicians and co-workers

  • Teamwork also enhances patient safety as perioperative staff works together. “Together we make a difference through our commitment to excellence in health care"

  • Current licensure by Liaison Council on Certification, if Certified Surgical Technician

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English