Certified Surgical Technologist

Location: MA - Needham
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Job ID: 9383

Certified Surgical Technologist - 2 openingsPosition one: 40 hours - choose between 4x10's or 5x8'sPosition two: 30/32 hours - choose between 3x10's or 4x8'sLocation: Needham, MA Recent salary market adjustmentsSummary:Under the direction of the Clinical Manager of Perioperative Services, the surgical technologist performs all responsibilities in a manner that demonstrates Service Excellence towards patients, physicians, peers and other departments. Maintains technical skills to serve a patient population comprised of infancy to geriatric clients. Prepares Operating Room with appropriate instrumentation, equipment and supplies necessary for patient care. Demonstrates and practices a good understanding of sterile technique.Requirements: Must be a graduate of an accredited surgical technology program; Certified surgical technologist credential administered by a nationally recognized surgical technologist certifying body accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies andrecognized by the American College of Surgeons and the Association of Surgical Technologists; 1+ years of surgical technology experience. Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others as a member of a closely integrated team.Responsibilities: Prepares the OR room with appropriate instrument, sutures, supplies, and equipment necessary for each individual procedure as outlined in departmental policy manual. Refers to pre-printed preference cards when choosing supplies, etc. for each surgical case. Demonstrates competence in assisting the surgeon and the perioperative team during surgical procedures. Follows departmental policies and procedures, with regard to appropriately scrubbing, gowning, gloving, observing strict aseptic technique. Follows strict aseptic technique when opening sterile supplies and setting up procedures. Demonstrates competence with regard to the proper handling of surgical specimens and medications on the sterile field. Maintains and demonstrates an awareness of responsibilities when performing the surgical counts (sponge, sharps, miscellaneous items, and instruments) when appropriate. Maintains competence in use of equipment and supplies including, but not limited to safety in areas of electrosurgery, laser and power equipment, as well as needle and sharp handling. Demonstrates the ability to handle unexpected situations with calm efficiency; functions appropriately in emergency situations; prioritizes appropriately. Follows direction of the circulating registered nurse to assure maximum patient care outcomes Demonstrates ability to function on call, able to prepare for emergency surgery; knows what to pull in terms of instruments and supplies for emergency surgical procedures without the use of a pre-printed preference card.Other Information: Total Surgical Cases currently averaging 4,300+ cases per year with demonstrated year over year growth in total cases (6 ORs). OR Case Mix consists of general surgery, ENT, Ortho, GYN, Plastics, Breast, Urology, Podiatry, Gastro, and Vascular. We do not perform cranio, hearts, transplants, or organ harvesting. 750 Total Staff, 200 RNs, 720 Active Medical and Allied Health Practitioners. Community Hospital with a direct affiliation with a Boston Teaching Hospital. The hospital offers a competitive salary, earned time off program, HPHC Medical Plans (3), 403b, employer-sponsored pension plan, life and disability programs, and tuition reimbursement. Free parking and shuttle service from local lots. The hospital is walking distance from the Needham Commuter Rail. Great team environment.All qualified and interested Certified Surgical Technologists can contact John Baumann at 978-941-4208, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. communication will be held in strictest confidence#INDBG-H

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