Tufts Medical Center?is looking for an experienced Certified Surgical Technologist to join our prestigious team in the Operating Room!
Job Location: Boston, MA?
**Surgical Technologist Required**
Tufts Medical Center offers flexible schedules, excellent work life balance and countless perks for employees. This is a very experienced OR team that are looking to mold and groom newer candidates to become senior staff! Upon starting this role you will be paired with a mentor from the OR Team to gain unmatched skills and experience that will let you excel in this role.
This Hospital is an academic medical center and Level 1 trauma center providing complex surgical care to patients throughout the lifespan. Tufts Medical Center has 23 operating rooms, supporting more than 14,000 adult and pediatric surgical cases annually. This hospital has an unmatched community feel while working in a Level 1 trauma center. They value their employees and hard work, each and every day!
The Surgical Technologist I is an entry level Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or Surgical Technologist (ST) who practices under the supervision of a registered nurse as a member of the surgical team in the Operating Room to deliver patient care throughout the perioperative experience.
PRINCIPAL?DUTIES?AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Demonstrates the ability to act as independent scrub assistant during all stages of the surgical procedure.
Maintains strict aseptic technique during set-up, patient draping and during surgical procedure.
Follows Operating Room procedures for the proper decontamination of instrumentation, equipment, and room turnover.
Demonstrates essential knowledge in all procedures related to their surgical specialty area, and has sufficient general knowledge to assist in other specialties as needed.
Remains knowledgeable about service specific equipment ensuring safe and efficient utilization.
Appropriately selects instruments, special supplies and equipment to anticipate the need of the surgical team.
Performs all counts with the circulating nurse according to Operating Room policy.
Manages all intraoperative medications in accordance with Operating Room policy.
JOB?KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Advanced knowledge of aseptic technique and infection prevention practices.
Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, microbiology and pharmacology to ensure that optimal patient care is provided.
Basic knowledge of computers, surgical equipment and infrastructure.
Basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
Must be a graduate of an accredited surgical technologist program or training through a branch of the United States Armed Forces.