Surgical Care Affiliates

Certified Surgical Technologist

US-CT-Hartford
Type
Full-Time
# of Openings
1

Overview

SCA owns and/or provides management services to 205 ambulatory surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in partnership with approximately 2,800 physicians and in affiliation with 105 health systems. SCA's clinical systems, service line growth strategies, benchmarking processes, and efficiency programs create measurable advantage for surgical facilities – clinically, operationally, and financially. 

 

Facility Description: Connecticut Surgery Center is a multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center located in the city of Hartford, Connecticut

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) is responsible for the provision of patient care to meet identified patient outcomes, and to achieve the goals of the facility as directed by the Registered Nurse. The CST performs duties according to scope of practice designated by the facility position description, role and responsibilities and according to the surgical technologist professional organization and certification board. 

  • Assists with gowning and gloving other members of the surgical team.
  • Assists with the preparation of the operating room for surgical procedures.
  • Assists with skin preparations and with draping of patients.
  • Assists with care, preparation, maintenance and after-care of sterile and un-sterile supplies and equipment and with stocking, replenishing and preparation of supplies.
  • Handles specimens in accordance with facility policy and procedures.
  • Removes drapes at end of procedure, cleanses the patients of prep solution and applies dressing as needed.
  • Cleans and/or disinfects instruments and equipment after use and returns it to the proper area for storage or processing.
  • Demonstrates understanding of operating room/procedure room technical equipment according to manufacturer’s guidelines, policy and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized and accredited Operating Room Technician Program.
  • Prior Experience as an ORT preferred.
  • Current Surgical Technologist certification.
  • Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification.

PLease send resumes to:Jacqueline.Basilica@scasurgery.com

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