• Certified Surgical Technologist (13 week Travel Assignment)

    Job Locations US-NY-Cooperstown
    # of Openings
    14
    Category
    Allied Health
  • Overview

    CERTIFIED SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST JOB DESCRIPTION

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Demonstrates knowledge of anatomy, physiology, surgical procedures, cleaning, sterilization techniques, universal precautions, and aseptic techniques.
    • Prepared the instruments, supplies, endoscopes and equipment necessary during the surgical and invasive procedure. Prepares instruments etc. for high level disinfection or terminal sterilization.
    • Understands the procedure being performed and skillfully anticipates the needs of the surgeon maintaining a high level of sterile technique during the procedure if applicable.
    • Continues professional development by participating in education, training, in-services etc.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and skill to ensure quality patient care during the invasive/operative procedure, being constantly vigil for maintenance of the sterile field if applicable.
    • Assures supplies and equipment needed for invasive/surgical procedures is present. Checks for integrity and sterility of the instrument sets and supplies as applicable.
    • Assists other members of the team with cleaning of the room prepares the room for the next patient.
    • Assist in preparation of the specimens. Sets up sterile table with instruments, supplies, equipment, and Labels medications/solutions needed for surgery procedure. Sets up a disinfected table for Invasive procedure performed in the Special Procedure Suite.
    • Actively participates in the Universal Protocol process for patient and self-safety.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Completion of certified surgical technician program with current certification
    • 2 years scrub and circulating experience scrubbing into various procedures
    • American Heart Association BLS certification
    • Travel experience preferred, but not required. 

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