Certified Surgical Technologist

Location: MA - Needham
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Job ID: 9695

Certified Surgical Technologist - 2 openings
Choose between 24 hrs/wk - 40 hrs/wk
Choose 10 hr shift or 8 hr shifts
Location: Needham, MA

  • Recent salary market adjustments.
  • $3/hr special diff for Surg Techs.

Summary:


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 and recognized 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.

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