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Operating Room - Surgical Tech

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Job ID REQ_126771 FACILITY United Memorial Medical Center - North Street Campus LOCATION Batavia, 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: Per Diem 

LOCATION: United Memorial Medical Center - North Street

DEPARTMENT: Operating Room

SCHEDULE:  Monday - Friday

ATTRIBUTES

  • Completed a military surgical technology program
  • -OR-
  • 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.
  • -OR-
  • Graduated from a Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)- or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)- accredited program with a Surgical Technology major AND holds and maintains Certified Surgical Technologist certification from National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)within 12 months of graduation.
  • -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. Certification through National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) and degree from accredited program required within 24 months after employment required.

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


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.
Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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