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Brockton Hospital Surgical Technologist in Brockton, Massachusetts

Signature Healthcare’s Brockton Hospital is hiring for a Operating Room (OR) Surgical Technician in

Brockton, MA. Type: Full Time Shift: Varied Shifts

Our recently renovated Brockton Hospital is a modern healthcare facility with a focus on superior patient care and safety. Following extensive renovations, the hospital is equipped with an advanced infrastructure to meet the evolving healthcare needs of the community. Join our team at Brockton Hospital and be better and stronger than ever.

The Operating Room at Brockton Hospital is a crucial unit that spans patient care from Pediatrics to Geriatrics. Our 6 OR rooms facilitate an annual average of 5,800 procedures across twelve service lines, including General, Ortho, and ENT. With a focus on same-day surgery options, particularly for our busy Orthopedics service line, our OR nurses play vital roles in pre-op duties and intra-operative nursing care. The array of skills and conditions treated encompasses Endoscopic, Laser, ENT, Ortho, Plastic, Podiatry, General, Thoracic, Urology, and Vascular procedures, making our Operating Room a dynamic and essential component of patient care.

Operating Room (OR) Surgical Technician Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Exercises surgical aseptic technique in preparation for and during surgery and adheres to all regulatory requirements (i.e. Personnel Protective Equipment use)

  • Assists with preparation of Operating Room in anticipation of specific surgical procedures. Setting up surgical suite with equipment and instruments and supplies. Requires moving large machines lifting instrument trays (weighing 25 - 30 lbs.) and pushing carts.

  • Assists with preservation and labeling of operative specimens for laboratory analysis.

  • Assists with care, cleaning, storage and inventory of supplies and equipment.

  • Maintains orderly and clean work area. Maintains appropriate stock levels.

  • Assists with transportation of preoperative patients to the Operating Room which requires ability to push stretchers.

  • Assists with sterilization of instruments and equipment weighing 25-30 lbs. and movement or manipulation of special large equipment.

  • Assists with positioning, skin preparation and draping of patients which requires the ability to lift up to 35 lbs.

  • Anticipates surgeon's needs and places appropriate instruments, sponges, sutures and related materials and supplies at the field immediately available for use during progress of surgery.

  • Controls the location of contaminated instruments and supplies to prevent spread of infection.

  • Performs surgical scrubs and shaves to assigned preoperative patients.

  • Labels medications transferred to the sterile field from the registered nurse. Delivers medication to surgeon for administration.

  • Continuously strives to improve room turnovers, anticipating needs for next cases.

  • Cares for all OR equipment, returning equipment to proper locations, and assisting in the removal of malfunctioning equipment with the malfunction clearly identified.

  • Cares for instrumentation, protecting delicate instrumentation, clearly identifying instrumentation needing repair and removing it from service and clearly labeling and identifying equipment problem. Ensures that sub sterile areas are clear of all equipment at the end of the shift.

  • Performs accurate instrument, sponge and needle counts.

  • Contributes to preference card updates and facilitates communication from surgeons to appropriate resources.

  • Prepares for OR case by assembling appropriate supplies completely and accurately. Independently follows up on additional needs.

  • Independently researches procedures, equipment, and policies to maintain current practice. Promptly signs off on staff meetings, communication book entries, policy changes, OR educational modules and other educational resources.

  • Confirms daily sterilizer Quality Assurance in the absence of equipment technician.

  • Consistently assists other staff when not in a case.

  • Carefully disposes of sharps in appropriate container before case counts leave the room.

  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

  • Commits to recognize and respect cultural diversity for all customers (internal and external).

  • Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs and ages, utilizing interpreters when needed.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Required Skills & Qualifications:

    At Signature Healthcare we offer an inclusive and welcoming culture for our employees to grow and flourish., so if you're interested in this opportunity but your experience does not align with every qualification, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

    Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Completion of approved Surgical Technologist program required.

  • Minimum of 1-year experience. Maybe a beginning practitioner.

  • Requires current CPR certification, current Surgical Technologist license required.

    Working at Signature Healthcare

    For 125 years, Signature Healthcare has been dedicated to delivering personalized healthcare services in a welcoming and medically advanced environment as one of the only not-for-profit community-based healthcare systems in Southeastern Mass. Our focus on quality care, matched with our commitment to serving every individual, fosters an inclusive and supportive environment for our employees to grow and flourish in their careers. Join Signature Healthcare and enjoy a fulfilling work experience, complemented by our comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Life and Disability

  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Voluntary Benefits (Accident, Home & Auto, Pet, etc.)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • PTO and Paid Holidays

    Apply today with Signature Healthcare and help us become better and stronger than ever.

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