The CST is an allied health professional who works under the supervision of a surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. They possess expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician’s performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
Graduate of an accredited surgical technology course or “grandfathered” by the NBSTSA with active certification by the NBSTSA.
Certification & Licensures
Certified by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) required within 6 months of date of hire
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required *
* New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.
- Demonstrates expertise in the delivery of care and possesses the skills necessary to perform complex tasks. - Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the p
Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check
17 A Medical Technician/Other Technicians/Assistants
Location/Region: Winchester, VA (US)