General Surgical Tech Needed in Southern Connecticut!

KA Recruiting - Laboratory Jobs
Oct 15, 2016
Nov 12, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

A 305-bed, not-for-profit provider of comprehensive healthcare services in lower Fairfield County and the region, is seeking a ???General Surgical Technician with at least 1 year of experience and a Surgical Technology Certification! QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: ?? Diploma or certificate of completion from an accredited Surgical Technologist program or equivalent. ?? BLS certification required ?? Certification in Surgical Technology preferred (NBSTSA CST) ?? Ability to communicate effectively with patients, their family members, surgical staff, physicians and other health care workers. Able to read, write and speak English. MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES/CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Respects and protects the patient's rights to confidentiality and privacy and discloses information only forprofessional purposes which are in the patient's best interests with full consideration of their legal rights.2. Provides safe patient care by verifying patient identification and assuring the presence of the necessaryinstrumentation, supplies, equipment, and implants.3. Adhere to aseptic practices to protect patients from injury, minimize wound contamination and reducepatient risk for surgical site infection.4. Applies basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, microbiology andpharmacology for optimal surgical patient care.5. Maintains knowledge of surgical techniques, instrumentation, equipment and supplies necessary forprocedures.6. Comply with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protection againstexposure to blood and other potentially infectious body fluids, chemical disinfectants and other hazardoussubstances.7. Demonstrates the ability to problem solve in relation to the procedure being performed and respondappropriately to emergencies or changes in procedure.8. Demonstrates attention to detail and anticipates surgeon's needs when scrubbed on any surgicalprocedure.9. Assumes responsibility for accurate sponge, sharp and instrument counts, correct medication labeling onthe sterile field and correct handling and labeling of specimens.10. Active participant in the TIME OUT prior to the incision.11. Maintains knowledge of surgical techniques, instrumentation, equipment and supplies necessary forprocedures.12. Demonstrates knowledge of sterilization and instrument processing.13. Assists with the development and clinical precepting of students and new employees.14. Maintains equipment and utilizes supplies in a safe, cost effective manner.15. Complies with hospital attendance policy and department staffing policy and rotations.16. Complies with hospital attendance policy and department staffing policy and rotations.17. Adheres to hospital and department specific dress code policy.18. Complies with hospital and departmental policies and procedures and adheres to external agencyrequirements.19. Completes required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.Takes responsibility for own professional development.20. Communicates and collaborates effectively with all members of the health care team and relateddepartments to provide accurate information about the perioperative care of the patients.21. Displays a positive attitude and works to achieve an environment of respect, accountability, teamwork,integrity, and compassion. Does not support or take part in disruptive or negative behavior.22. Formulates and maintains effective working relationships with peer, managers and other surgical teammembers.23. Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and procedures andstandards of care, which contribute to the achievement of the organization's strategic plan.

Company Description:

K.A. Recruiting, Inc. is a premier healthcare recruiting firm based in downtown Boston. We work with hundreds of hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country. We specialize in the recruitment and placement of laboratory professionals, imaging professionals, rehabilitation professionals, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse leaders, nurses, physicians, and healthcare IT professionals.

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