FGP Surgical Technologist, *per diem, Huntington, Long Island*
NYU Langone Health
May 31, 2018
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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a per diem FGP Surgical Technologist, based in Huntington, Long Island.
In this role, the successful candidate assists the surgical team during the procedure. Handles the instruments, supplies and equipment, anticipates the needs of the surgical team, and communicates effectively with the team to ensure efficient quality patient care.
Functions as instrument technician, as assigned
Assists with cleaning of operating room between cases and sets up for next case
Prepares instruments for cleaning and terminal sterilization and transports to dirty utility room
Ensures proper handling of the surgical specimens with circulating nurse, as directed by the surgeon
Maintains sterile technique during procedure and keeps back table/mayo stand neat and orderly at all times
Anticipates, assists and provides supplies and instrumentation for surgeon
Drapes patient according to routine procedure
Sets up sterile field and performs counts with circulating nurse
Adheres to surgical scrub, gown and glove technique policy and procedures
Assists the circulating nurse in setting up room equipment, opening supplies and instruments
Reviews the operating room schedule at the beginning of the day to plan and prepare instrument and equipment needs.
Minimum Qualifications: Certified by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Graduate of approved accredited school/Program of Surgical Technology
Preferred Qualifications: One year experience as a Certified Surgical Technologist in a large complex Operating Room
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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