Surgical Tech Certified (Full Time) $5,000 Sign On Bonus, Western Connecticut Orthopedic Center
Location: Danbury, CT, USA
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 196521440
Category: Technician/Clinical Unlicensed
Today, SCA Health has grown to 11,000 teammates who care for 1 million patients each year and support physician specialists holistically in many aspects of patient care. Together, our teammates create value in specialty care by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering on the quadruple aim of high-quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care.
As part of Optum, we participate in an integrated care delivery system that enables us to support our partners as they navigate a complex healthcare environment, Only SCA Health has a dynamic group of physician-driven, specialty care businesses that allows us to customize solutions, no matter the need or challenge.
Why join SCA Health? Consider the following fantastic benefitsâ¦
Positive work culture
Career growth opportunities
Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance â“ eligible on Day 1 of employment
Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
Excellent 401(k) Plan
The new SCA Health represents who we are today and where we are goingâ”and the growing career opportunities for YOU.
We are actively hiring for an Surgical Technologist Certified.
Function as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures by
Protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, laser, mechanical, and thermal sources.
Demonstrating safe operating of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.
Performing accounting procedures to protect the patient from unintended retained surgical items.
Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patientâ™s advocate.
Handling specimens according to facility policy and procedures.
Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment.
Performing interventions to maintain the patientâ™s wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levels.
Performing interventions to protect the patient from surgical site infection.
Assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure.
Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure.
Providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure.
Protecting the patientâ™s rights, dignity, and privacy.
Providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High School Graduate or equivalent.
Graduate of a recognized and accredited Surgical Technologist Program.
Prior Experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred.
Current Surgical Technologist certification preferred.
Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification.
Surgical Care Affiliates (S.C.A) was launched in 1982 and we operate 185 surgical facilities, including surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in 34 states. We employ approximately 5,000 teammates and more than 7,500 physicians perform procedures in SCA facilities each year. More than 2,000 of these physicians, along with 45+ leading health systems are partnered with us. S.C.A is invested in the success in changing the healthcare market place and improving service models by generating new approaches. The company’s mission is to care for patients, serve physicians, and improve healthcare in America. It achieves this mission by focusing on its core values of clinical quality, integrity, service excellence, teamwork, accountability and continuous improvement.