DUTIES: This position will work under the supervision of the Assistant Director of the Operating Room and will be responsible for the following duties: Function in the capacity of a surgical technologist and assist with all surgical procedures. Participate in the provision, monitoring and evaluation of care given to patients including, patient care quality improvement, evaluation of technical competency of staff, evaluation of new products and equipment and evaluation of instrument sterilization and maintenance. Responsible for the after care of the equipment and supplies. Work collaboratively with other members of the surgical team assisting in the identification, provision and support of learning needs of staff to achieve optimal patient outcome. Function as a preceptor for operating room staff and students in the scrub role. Transport patients to and from the operating room. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED: Successful completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist or related training program; A minimum of two (2) years current full-time Operating Room clinical experience as a Surgical Technologist. PREFERRED: Certification as a Surgical Technologist within one (1) year of employment. Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 57110
About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.