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Certified Surgical Technologist (30 hours per week)

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston and Springfield
Springfield

Job Description

Children are growing and so are we!

The exceptional pediatric specialty care at the Springfield Shriners Hospital has expanded to include fracture care, sports health and medicine, ultra-low dose x-ray imaging, pediatric urology, and inpatient acute rehabilitation. These services were introduced to fulfill the needs of children in our community and beyond. The Shriners Hospital team remains dedicated to caring for children regardless of their families ability to pay. We invite you to join us!

This is your opportunity to join a dynamic team in the Operating Room Department at Shriners Hospitals for Children Springfield location. This part-time 30 hours per week (3) 10 hour days, fully benefited position will encompass but is not limited to the following:

Provides exceptional patient care and treatment

Demonstrates clinical knowledge and skill

Communicates effectively with patients, physicians and peers

Certified surgical technologist (CST) will assist surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses.

Ensures that all instrumentation and equipment needed for each surgical procedure is set up, sterile, and operational.

Passes instruments, sponges, and sutures to the surgeon and/or his assistant, using proper techniques, and assists in all other appropriate ways as called upon.

Conducts needle, sponge, and instrument counts, with the circulating nurse, and verifies these counts at the beginning and end of each surgical procedure

Qualifications

Qualified certified surgical technologists will meet the following criteria:

High school diploma or GED required.

Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technologist course or equivalent. Certification required.

Two years previous hospital experience and knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

Orthopedic experience preferred.

** Candidates must be flexible with their schedule Monday Thursday.

*Call schedule is Monday-Friday.

No Weekend or Holiday Call

Employment Type

Part-Time

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