Hackensack Meridian Health

Operating Room Surgical Technologist Full Time, Part Time and Per Diem Available

Job Locations US-NJ-Hackensack
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(11/23/2020 8:20 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-87734
# of Openings
1
Category
Techncn/Technlgst/Therapist

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

 

Overview:

This is a faced pace, high volume OR.   There is a lot of cross-training available.  You get the opportunity to specialize in one area for a while, and then can move to another specialty area later on.  This is a great opportunity to learn, and you get to go through a very comprehensive orientation.  There is a lot of flexibility as a Surgical Tech.  Since we are open 24/7, there are Day, Eve, and Night shifts available.  You can work a 10 hour or 12 hour shift.  You must be willing to be on-call (on a rotating basis).  You get to work with the great Doctors, Surgeons, Registered Nurses and others throughout the hospital. 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist Program or appropriate training program required.
  • Certified Surgical Technologist preferred 

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Follows policy in standardization of set-ups and utilization of surgeon preference and assumes responsibility for the care and proper handling of instruments by neatly organizing all instrumentation before returning to decontamination room and returning all clean supplies to designated areas.
  •  Maintains count of sponges, needles, instruments and administrates and labels medications all accordingly to established policy.
  •  Handles specimens according to O.R. Policy and Procedures.
  •  Controls contamination and provides for decontamination, disinfections, sterilization and sanitation of instruments and equipment.
  •  Removes used equipment and properly disposes of contaminated needles and syringes at end of procedures.
  • Participates in team conference to plan care and evaluates effectiveness of patient care and assists circulator in revising plan of care.
  •  Maintains ST skills proficiency checklist up to date by checking off equipment and cases, circulating or scrub when rotated through specialty areas.
  • Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).
  • Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.

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