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Surgical Technologist, Float Pool

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 88849
Job Family: Support Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085030227-Surgical Services Academy


There are exciting new opportunities at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist! We are seeking an experienced Surgical Technologist to join our regional Surgical Services Float Pool. In this position, you will provide support to the Wake region ORs. If you're an experienced Surgical Technologist with a passion for surgical services, you'll find a world of growth and learning opportunities awaiting you at our renowned Academic Learning Health System. With our growing Academic Learning Health System, you'll be immersed in diverse learning environments, granting you access to a broad range of exciting opportunities. Our commitment to mobility and career advancement ensures that we cater to your professional and personal needs at every stage of your journey.

Eligible candidates will receive a $5,000 sign-on bonus! 

What We Offer:

  • Wellness Incentives: Up to $1,350 in wellness incentives through our LiveWELL program
  • Parental Benefits: Six weeks paid maternity leave & four weeks paid parental leave
  • Health Benefits: Amazing health insurance with the option of a copay or HSA eligible plan
  • Education Reimbursement: We invest in your professional growth, offering up to $2,500 per year towards a bachelor’s degree and up to $5,000 per year towards a graduate degree.
  • Retirement: Up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions

Job Summary:  

Renders care to assigned patients under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN) including assisting with direct patient care activities; preparing and stocking the Operating Room before and after surgery; gathering clean and sterile supplies; setting up sterile instrument fields; maintaining and monitoring aseptic techniques.

Position will require floating within the Wake region:

  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem, NC), 
  • Davie Medical Center (Bermuda Run, NC), 
  • Wilkes Medical Center (North Wilkesboro, NC)
  • High Point Medical Center (High Point, NC)
  • Lexington Medical Center (Lexington, NC)

What You'll Need: 

  • Graduation from a Surgical Technology program or from an accredited school of Nursing. 
  • 3 years of experience strongly preferred.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification required.  
  • Certification in specialty area preferred.

 What You'll Do: 

  1. Ensures quality patient care, safety, and advocacy through critical thinking, anticipation and management of case specific needs, under direct supervision of the RN.
  2. Ensures complete, accurate and timely care, cleanliness and management of instruments, equipment and supplies.
  3. Communicates to the team, co-workers and patients in an effective, positive and professional manner.  Demonstrates effective, positive, professional manners while exercising verbal and nonverbal communication to the multidisciplinary team, co-workers, and patients.
  4. Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance, professional growth and development.
  5. Demonstrates cost containment activities of instruments and inventory.


  • Functions effectively under stressful and difficult situations
  • Resilient and flexible in a changing environment
  • Systems for patient safety
  • Technology/informatics skills
  • Practice Innovation