Surgical Care Affiliates

Certified Surgical Technician (FT and PT) - Surgical Center of Connecticut ($5,000 Sign On Bonus)

Job Locations US-CT-Bridgeport
# of Openings
1
Category
Technician/Clinical Unlicensed
System ID
20566
Telecommute
No
Employee Type
Regular
Employee Status
Part-time
Group Name
Acela
Salary Min
USD $25.00/Hr.
Salary Max
USD $38.00/Hr.

Overview

The Surgical Center of Connecticut is a free-standing, ADA compliant physician-owned multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center located in Bridgeport Connecticut. The center is complete with state-of-the-art operating rooms equipped with the latest equipment and monitors making us capable of performing almost any procedure that is suitable for outpatient surgery.

 

Why join Surgical Center of Connecticut as a Certified Surgical Technologist? Consider the following fantastic benefits…

We are offering $5,000 sign-on Bonus to the selected candidate for this position

  • Positive work culture
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

We are actively hiring for an Certified Surgical Technologist.

  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA. 
  • Function as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures by 
    • Protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, laser, mechanical, and thermal sources. 
    • Demonstrating safe operating of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation. 
    • Performing accounting procedures to protect the patient from unintended retained surgical items. 
    • Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patient’s advocate. 
    • Handling specimens according to facility policy and procedures. 
    • Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment. 
    • Performing interventions to maintain the patient’s wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levels. 
    • Performing interventions to protect the patient from surgical site infection. 
    • Assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure. 
    • Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure. 
    • Providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure.  
    • Protecting the patient’s rights, dignity, and privacy. 
    • Providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice. 
    • Maintaining a fire safe environment. 
    • Practicing and monitoring aseptic technique. 
    • Complying with Universal Protocol and facility site validation and time-out policy. 
  • Maintain radiation safety at all times in accordance with facility policies and procedures. 
  • Clean and prepare surgical instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas. 
  • Evaluate the patient’s progress toward attaining outcomes. 
  • Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise and pertinent to the patient’s condition and response to care. 
  • Document episode of care accurately, timely, completely, and legibly. 
  • Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the perioperative team and other stakeholders. 
  • Assist with post procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients. 
  • Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning perioperative patient care. 
  • Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects. 
  • Participate in the performance appraisal process. 
  • Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships. 
  • Maintain required competencies. 
  • Pursue professional growth. 
  • Act as a patient advocate and main privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information. 
  • Comply with all SCA and facility policies and procedures, regulatory and accreditation standards and professional guidelines when providing patient care. 
  • Actively participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles. 
  • Demonstrate fiscal responsibility. 
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.  

Qualifications

  • High School Graduate or equivalent. 
  • Graduate of a recognized and accredited Surgical Technologist Program.
  • At least 1 year of prior experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred.   
  • Current Surgical Technologist certification preferred.   
  • Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification. 

 

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:  

 

  • Physically demanding, high-stress environment 
  • Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions 
  • Pushing and pulling heavy objects  
  • Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients and equipment 
  • Manual and finger dexterity  
  • Hand eye coordination 
  • Standing and walking for extensive periods of time  
  • Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs 
  • Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range 
  • Working daytime hours  

 

 

 

 

Skills Required

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed