OR Surgical Technician - Newark Wayne Community Hospital

Rochester General Health System Newark, NY
Job ID REQ_91707 FACILITY Newark-Wayne Community Hospital LOCATION Newark, New York

SUMMARY

As an OR Surgical Tech, you are crucial in the efficiency and overall success of operations. You will assist the surgical team by acting as the primary scrub tech who handles the instruments, supplies and equipment during surgical procedures, ensuring sterilization at every point of the process.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Newark Wayne Community Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Surgical Services

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, Days (with on-call requirement)

ATTRIBUTES

* Graduated from a CAAHEP- or ABHES- accredited program and holds and maintains Certified Surgical Technologist certification within 12 months of graduation

OR

* Completed a military surgical technology program

OR

* Hard to Fill Clause: A health care facility may employ or otherwise contract with a person who does not meet the requirements of the function of a surgical technologist if they are unable to employ or contract a sufficient number of qualified surgical technologists

* Grand-fathering Clause: Provides evidence he or she was employed as a surgical technologist in a healthcare facility for a cumulative period of one year, occurring between 12/31/10 - 12/31/14

* 2 years of Surgical Technologist experience preferred

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills

RESPONSIBILITIES

* CME maintenance. Must maintain at least 15 hours of Continuing Medical Education (CME) per year

* Supply check & sterilization. Ensure all supplies, instrumentation and equipment are available and sterilized for surgical procedures and proper operation

* Orientation. Assist in guiding medical/nursing students and technicians to the unit

* Draping & maintenance. Assist with draping procedures and demonstrates vigilance in maintaining overall sterility in the operation room

* Unit development. Help identify goals and objectives of the unit

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran