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Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

Surgery Care Affiliates Bridgeport, CT
  • Expired: March 28, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Overview

SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit.

Facility Description:
The Surgery Center of Connecticut (SCC) is a multispecialty outpatient surgery center located in Bridgeport, CT. SCC is a 3 OR and 1 procedure room center specializing in Orthopedics, Spine, GI, Urology, Pain, Plastics, and General Surgery. We are committed to clinical excellence and the highest level of personal care for each one of our patients.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

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

Key Responsibilities:
+ Prepares surgical operating suite with sterile drapes and sterile solutions as well as appropriate sterile and non-sterile instruments and supplies.
+ Hands required/requested instruments and supplies to surgeon during surgery.
+ Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.
+ Maintains instruments in an organized manner and monitors/tracks instruments counts throughout procedures.
+ Demonstrates expertise in the preparation process for the surgical procedure after consultation with the surgical team as to identified plan of care.
+ Understands and utilizes principles of surgical asepsis.
+ Implements barrier precautions in the decontamination of the surgical suite and equipment post operatively.
+ Functions as a collaborative team member enhancing inter and intradepartmental relationships.
+ Uses high reliability behaviors to provide safe and efficient patient care.
+ Ability to set priorities and utilizes time effectively.

Qualifications

+ High School Diploma or equivalent required.
+ Certified Surgical Technologist from NBSTSA
+ Minimum of 2 years of Certified Surgical Technologist experience required; Orthopedic experience preferred.
+ Current BLS certification required.
+ Ability to communicate effectively with operating room staff, patients, their family members and other health care personnel.
Please send resumes to Teresa.Ciaccio@scasurgery.com
2019-5528

TypeFull-Time
# of Openings1

Surgery Care Affiliates

Address

Bridgeport, CT
06608 USA