At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH CTS Operating Room Associate/Surgical Technologist is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population; who will assist with the preoperative preparation of the patient for assigned surgical procedures including prepping and positioning the patient. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of a TH CTS Operating Room Associate/Surgical Technologist may include but are not limited to the following:
Cares for the surgical patient in an ambulatory surgical operating room setting.
Assembles equipment, supplies, sutures and instruments for each assigned surgical procedure.
Scrubs on the basic level procedures for all specialty services and on complex surgical procedure ensuring maintenance of the surgical field.
Assists in cleaning, restocking and reconfiguring the operating room between procedures and at the completion of the schedules.
Tests operational efficiency of equipment and reports problems to the Clinician or nurse manager.
Assists in restocking storage and equipment supply areas.
Attends in-service programs.
Involved in recommendations to improve job performance and enhance patient care.
Communicates instrumentation needs to CSS.
Assists in preparation of equipment for special procedures.
Reports/documents appropriate patient care information.
Required Qualifications:Successful completion of a nationally accredited educational program for surgical technologists and holds and maintains a certified surgical technologist credential administered by a nationally accredited surgical technologist credentialing organization
OR: Successful completion of an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard or Public Health Commissioned Corps
OR: May be employed to practice surgical technology during the 12 month period immediately following successful completion of a surgical technology program but may not continue to be employed beyond that period without documentation proving that the individual holds and maintains a certified surgical technologist credential.
OR: Provide evidence that the individual was employed as a surgical technologist in a healthcare facility for a cumulative period of one year, occurring within the four years immediately prior to January 1, 2015.
Preferred Qualifications:Acute care surgical technologist experience. Strong orthopedic and ophthalmology scrub experience.
Special Notes: Resume/CV should be included with the online application.
In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," Candidates who are not already partially vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later.
The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
Posting Overview:This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 4 panel drug screen*
Meet Regulatory Requirements for pre employment screenings.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.
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Official Job Title:TH CTS Operating Room Associate
Department/Hiring Area:Operating Room
:VariableShift Hours:variable, 8 and 10 hour shifts availPass Days:Variable
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