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Beth Israel Lahey Health Certified Surgical Technologist /Full Time Rotating in Boston, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Certified Surgical Technologist/Full Time Rotating

Job Description:

Certified Surgical Technologist, Full Time, Rotating Shifts (T)

Excellent opportunity to advance your skills working with a highly knowledgeable team in the specialty of Orthopedics as a Certified Surgical Technologist CST, Full Time, Rotating Shifts

SUMMARY:

Responsible for the care and safety of the adult and geriatric patients who come under his/her care in the scrub role. Able to scrub a variety of orthopedic cases such as total joints, instrumented spine fusions, complex hand, foot and sports. Certification is required. New Graduates are considered prior to certification.

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS:

Exemplifies the values of New England Baptist Hospital and the ROSE philosophy.

Maintains a safe and clean work environment.

Provides a safe, efficient environment for the surgical patient:

Knowledge and understanding of principles of asepsis and sterile technique.

Adheres to dress code and operating room infection control policies.

Adheres to universal precautions.

Able to locate emergency equipment.

Utilizes proper body mechanics when lifting and moving patients and equipment.

Adheres to electrical safety policies and procedures.

Performs sponge, sharp, and instrument counts according to NEBH policies and procedures.

Reports non-functioning equipment and/or unsafe environment to Nurse Manager or designee.

Demonstrates ability to identify emergency situations and use sound judgment in instituting established procedures.

Shows initiative to inquire and explore surgical procedures to broaden and strengthen clinical skills.

Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of infection control policies:

Shares responsibility to monitor and control O.R. environment.

Respects the patient’s inherent right to privacy, dignity and safety.

Demonstrates the planning and organizational skills necessary to use time and materials efficiently:

Assists the RN in facilitating speed and efficiency with room set up and turnover time.

Demonstrates competency to practice independently in the scrub role in a

variety of surgical specialties.

Demonstrates cost containment in the use equipment and supplies.

Anticipates the needs of the surgeon in order to expedite the procedure.

Demonstrates the proper use, cleaning, processing, and storage of instruments and equipment.

Demonstrates concern with overall functioning of the operating room:

Manages free time productively.

Offers to assist co-workers when finished with own assignment.

Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to assist with additional unit needs as necessary.

Performs other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

CST – Certified Surgical Technologist

Completion of an accredited of Surgical Technician/Technologist Training Program

Operating Room experience preferred. Will consider recently new graduate with certification to be obtained within the one year mark of employment.

Heartsaver required

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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