Senior Surgical Technologist

Asheville, NC

Job Category: CST Job ID: 955464 Salary: 34/hour - 34/hour

Job Description

Senior Surgical Technician Cardiovascular Operating Room

Job Summary: Provides direct patient care by assisting the surgeon in achieving desired surgical outcomes. Aids perioperative team by scrubbing and caring for the patient before, during and after surgical intervention.


Required Education: Graduate of an approved Surgical Technologist course with an Associate of Science in Surgical Technology or Applied ScienceSurgical Technologist with 5 or more years Surgical Technologist experience:

Preferred Education: Associate of Science in Surgical Technology or Applied Science.


Required License: Surgical Technologist: Current BCLS certification. Certification with NBSTSA (National Board of Surgical Technologists and Surgical Assisting).


Required Experience: Three years surgical technician experience with an Associate of Science in Surgical Technology or Applied Science OR Five years surgical technologist experience in an operating room setting.


Preferred Experience: Greater than three years CVOR experience

Experience Requirements (procedure type, patient population, equipment use, etc): Urgent/emergent cases make up 70-75% of our caseload.  We perform complex open heart and aortic, VATS lung and esophageal procedures, have a robust LVAD program, provide ECMO support, and are involved in numerous research studies.  Candidates with at least one to two years of daily interaction on a busy heart team and a strong interest in patient care excellence will succeed on our team.

Other requirements we need to list? The current call burden is 8-10 commitments every six weeks to include; one weekend which consists of Saturday and Sunday, and weekday primary and late call.  Must live within 30 minutes for response time.

Certifications specific to your area, what is preferred or required:  Certified Scrub Technician with CVOR scrub experience

Shifts: 2 openings with 6 pm-6: 30 am x 4 days/week and 2 openings 6a-6: 30p…Both have on call and must be within 30 minutes from hospital

Compensation:  Approx. $34 - $38/hr. plus shift differentials based upon years of experience. UP TO $15K SIGN-ON BONUS WITH 2-YEAR COMMITMENT.   

Meet Your Recruiter

Jerry Ruta
Franchise Partner

With over 30 years of executive and senior leadership roles in national restaurant chains, Guerrino “Jerry” Ruta is a proven leader. He has helped build successful organizations by effectively  sourcing, developing and promoting exceptional people. Jerry is a focused, driven leader who values professional relationships. He is a persuasive, influential communicator who thrives in challenging situations. He has a straightforward, helpful, collaborative approach with recruiting and staffing.

Jerry and his wife, Terry, are Pittsburgh natives and now live in Carver, MN. They have two grown children, Nicole and Augustin.

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