Work close to home with surgical technologist opportunities at a Magnet designated, community hospital. If you are a certified Surgical Technologist with recent experience, we would love to speak with you about joining our team!
•Works in a professional manner on a wide variety of surgical procedures
•Selects and prepares the appropriate supplies and equipment for the surgical cases
•Participates in surgery by organizing the instrumentation to the surgeon, participating in surgical counts, and performs related activities under the directions of the surgeon
•Assist the circulator, with positioning obtaining needed items during surgery, and assisting in room turnover activities
•Operates surgical equipment as needed
•Participate in operating room activities related to quality improvement, continuing education, orientation of new personnel and emergency preparedness
•Certified Surgical Technologist
•Associates degree or Completion of Surgical Technician Certification Coursework required
•1-2 years’ experience working as a Surgical Technician (preferred)
The law prohibits hospitals and clinics from employing or retaining the services of any person to perform surgical technology tasks unless the person has either:
Successfully completed an accredited educational program for surgical technologists and holds and maintains a certified surgical technologist credential;
Successfully completed an accredited school of surgical technology but has not, as of the date of hire, obtained the certified surgical technologist certification, provided that such certification shall be obtained within 12 months of the graduation date;
Been employed as a surgical technologist in a surgical facility on July 1, 2012;
Successfully completed a training program for surgical technology in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard of the United States or in the United States Public Health Service; or
Is performing surgical technology tasks or functions in the service of the federal government, but only to the extent the person is performing duties related to that service.
About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors.
We are also a proud member of Circle Health and in collaboration with the medical community it is our promise to provide our patients with Complete connected careSM
Circle Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Internal Number: 7134
About Lowell General Hospital
Wellforce is a different kind of health system. We bring together outstanding, value-driven providers who are setting a new standard for health care in Massachusetts. We believe patients should get the care they want when and where they want it.
Our members exchange ideas and craft solutions to help people fight the most serious illnesses, manage chronic diseases and live healthier lives. Our caregivers share a passion for delivering the highest quality of care at a lowest cost Elected officials and health care experts often cite us as leaders in delivering on the promise of highest quality, lowest cost health care.
Wellforce - with four community hospital campuses, an academic medical center, a children’s hospital, home care and nearly 3,000 physicians – reaches from Cape Cod to the New Hampshire border, allowing us to bring care to your community. We don’t believe everyone should have to come to Boston for the best care; we bring Boston-level expertise to you. Wellforce’s CEO Norm Deschene has successfully led community health care systems for more than three decades. He and his team understand how to make exceptional care accessible.