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Surgical Technologist Per Diem Days

Job ID: 2005036385 Date posted: 06/12/2022 Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
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MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick, and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Centerhas been named to the 2019 America’s 100 Best Hospitals List by Healthgrades.

SCHEDULE: Per Diem, Days

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the V. P. of Perioperative Service and OR Clinical Coordinator, and under the direction of the OR RN and according to established policies, procedures, and OR standards facilitate safe and effective surgical, invasive and diagnostic procedures. Ensures patient safety by providing the surgeon adequate supplies, functioning equipment, and instruments. The surgical technologist possesses an expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique, human anatomy, surgical procedures, implementation tools, and technologies to facilitate a surgeon’s performance of invasive, therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Practice follows all regulatory agencies including: The Joint Commission, Department of Public Health, CMS, CDC, and OSHA.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides competency-based patient and family centered care to patients of all ages undergoing elective and emergency surgical, invasive, and diagnostic procedures

Service

  • Minimizes delays for the surgeon, patient and family by ensuring supplies, instruments and equipment are available and participates in all other activities to ensure that all “Room” preparations have been completed.
  • In conjunction with the Service Leader and Educator for Perioperative Service Serves as a resource to other scrub personnel, including but not limited to OR and Perinatal RNs, Surgical Technologists, and students.
  • Communicates physician’s requests for any changes in supplies, instruments, and equipment to the Specialty Service Leader.

Professional Practice

  • Competent to scrubs all elective and emergency surgical procedures performed at MWMC.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of AORN Standards and Recommended Practices.
  • Actively participates in unit-based staff meetings and educational programs.
  • Responsible to seek out information when unable to attend meetings or programs.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge in clinical advances in the equipment and supplies used.
  • Participates in the development and revision of policies and procedures.

ONBOARDING PROCESS:

Please be advised that candidates must successfully complete a background check

and pre-employment health screening which includes a drug screen.



Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate for an accredited program of surgical technology required.
  • CST – Certified Surgical Technologist
  • NBSTSTA – National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
  • BLS – American Heart Association
  • Ability to arrive to hospital within 30 minutes from the time called when on-call
  • Cardiac experienced preferred
  • 1-year surgical technologist experience

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Job Keywords:

Surgical Technologist, Surgical Tech, Scrub Tech, instruments, supplies, equipment, surgical procedures, surgeon, operative, sterile, sterilization, scrubs, gowns, gloves, sterile table, medications, circulator, operation, OR, surgery, surgical, dressings, prepping room, cardiac, circulating, invasive, vascular, hybrid, integrated, digital, monitors, electrosurgical, tourniquets, incision, urinary, catherization, second assisting, technologist, cutting, clamping, suturing, tissue, retractors, sponges, suctions, electrocautery, bleeders, clamps, surgical technology, ARC, accreditation review council, STSA, surgical technology and surgical assisting, ASPA, association of specialized and professional accreditors, NBSTSA, national board of surgical technology and surgical assisting, CST, certified surgical technologist, AST, association of surgical technologist

Job: Surgery/Surgical
Primary Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days

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