Job #301475
Certified Surgical Technologist
Travel

Description:

Surgical Technologist

Location: New Jersey 

Payrate: $45-47 per hour

Schedule: 7am-730pm and 7:30pm-7am with rotating weekends

Contact Gina Guerrero Email: Gina(at)Tactstaff.com Phone/Text 917-781-4688

The Surgical Tech I is responsible for cleaning and handling instruments following standard policies while maintaining updated records.

Responsibilities:

· Follow 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 dispose 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.

· Lifts a minimum of 50 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 400 lbs. and stands a minimum of length of shift.

Required Experience: At least 2 years of experience as a Surgical Tech in Acute Care facility. Experience in at least TWO of the following specialties: Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Robotic, or Endovascular Surgery.

Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist Program or appropriate training program.

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