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SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST - OR

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Job ID 161269 Date Posted 10/22/2021

Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management, and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocate of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!

Surgical Technologists 

Shift: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm (4 days a week) or 11:00 am - 11:00 pm (3 days a week)

Surgical Technology Grads, Operating Room Specialists, Surgical Services Professionals and Veterans Invited to Apply:  

Veterans - If you've been in the service for more than one tour, your life is about to change substantially, and there are decisions that deserve research and thought before you transition back to civilian life.  At Duke Health and Duke University Health System, we value veterans for their training, discipline, leadership, dedication and experience supporting our country. We support military hires from the beginning, including competitive salaries, full suite of benefits and total rewards and platforms to show military pride such as our Duke Health and Duke University Health System Veterans Affinity Group (https://sites.duke.edu/dukemilitaryassociation).  We offer ongoing support, recognition and development of veteran employees from the time they're hired through your employment relationship with Duke. Continue to read to learn more about Surgical Technologist opportunities with Duke Health!

Job Summary

Surgical Technologists (ST) are allied health professionals who assist in the preparation and care of surgical patients ranging from infancy to geriatrics under the general direction of a professional nurse. The ST possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a surgeon’s performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.

Job Criteria

  • Graduate of a surgical technologist program or military equivalent experience required;
  • Surgical Technologist certification through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting within one year of hire and maintain throughout employment required; certification at time of hire preferred.
  • Military equivalent or completed an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard or Public Health Service Commissioned Corps referencing the following:  

Air Force

  • Surgical Service Craftsman 4N171
  • Surgical Service Journeyman 4N151
  • Surgical Service Superintendent 4N191
  • Army
  • Operating Room Specialist 68D
  • Operating Room Specialist 91D
  • Duke Health Highlights
  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses.
  • Surgical Technologist Professional Development to include: clinical advancement ladders, education reimbursement and certification assistance.
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance!

Job Code: 00004156 SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST
Job Level: E1

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunities without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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