Surgical Technologist 1
St. Dominic Hospital
OPERATING ROOM - 6600
Days with call. Must be a graduate of an accredited surgical tech program. Previous 1-2 years experience preferred but not required. Certification a plus. Previous cardiac and/or venous experience preferred.
Responsible for the care and safety of the patients under their care. Included within this assignment is the responsibility for organization and preparation of instrumentation and equipment for surgical procedures, equipment/instruments and all aspects of infection control and safety. Pushes, pulls, moves, and/or lifts heavy equipment (up to 50 pounds), supplies and/or patients. Exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens, may be exposed to infections and contagious diseases.
About St. Dominic’s:
St. Dominic’s is a 535-bed acute care hospital specializing in cancer treatment, women’s services, surgery, behavioral health programs and more. We believe that when you join St. Dominic’s as an employee, you join the St. Dominic’s family. Each employee is a valued member of the total care team whose ministry of Christian healing serves the individual needs of our patients. It’s the commitment of our employees that makes St. Dominic’s one of the leading healthcare providers in the southeast.
About Jackson, MS:
St. Dominic’s is located in Jackson, Mississippi which boasts various museums and parks as well as a coliseum that hosts events year round. Downtown is home to Jackson Convention Complex, Davis Planetarium and Thalia Mara Hall which presents concerts, ballets and operas. Ross Barnett Reservoir is available to the public for boating and fishing
Mississippi is known for long, sunny summers and short, temperate winters. A lower than average cost of living makes your dollar go farther. The Jackson metropolitan area is roughly halfway between Dallas, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia and is approximately a 3 hour drive from New Orleans, Louisiana and Memphis, Tennessee.