Catholic Health Initiatives Surgical Technician in HIXSON, Tennessee

Surgical Technician


Job Details

Facility: CHI Memorial

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Department: Orthopedic / Surgery

Job Type: Full Time

Shift: 11a-9p

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Surgical Technician

Surgery can be very scary for a patient. It’s our job to make sure surgical areas are ready for use when needed. Our Surg Techs ensure that the operating areas are sterile and clean while confirming all equipment needed works properly. If you are a Certified Surgical Technician and want to start a new career with an amazing group of healthcare professionals, see below what it takes to join our team.

What you’ll do:

  • Prepares the operating room for surgical procedures by ensuring the equipment is functioning properly and safely

  • Prepares the operating room and the sterile field for surgical procedures by preparing sterile supplies, instruments, and equipment using sterile technique

  • Demonstrates knowledge of human anatomy and pathophysiology and how it relates to the patient and surgical procedure

  • Anticipates usual and unexpected events during the surgical procedure and responds in an efficient manner

  • Handles and processes surgical specimens according to established policy/procedure

  • Serves as a preceptor in training and orientation of fellow staff members and students



  • Completion of an accredited Surgical Technology program

  • Certification in Surgical Technology

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required

Job Clinical Support


Daily Schedule 11a-9p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 75

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0179867

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.