Per Diem Surgical Tech - Samaritan Hospital Operating Room at St. Peter's Health Partners in Troy, New York

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Part time


Day Shift


Samaritan Hospital is looking for aPer Diem Day Shift Surgical Tech

The selected candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Providing assistance as first scrub at the surgical table for select procedures

  • Create and maintain sterile field

  • Prepare operating rooms

  • Monitors breaks in technique and function, including scrub/gown technique, clean sterile field and set up sterile field

  • Inspects sterile items for contamination before opening, maintains sterility while scrubbed, maintains sterility of instruments and supplies

  • Performance and documentation of accurate instrument, sponge and needle counts, following established policies and procedures

  • Positioning and transport of patients

Minimum requirements:

  • Has successfully completed a nationally accredited educational program for surgical technologists and maintains a certified surgical technologist credential administered by a nationally accredited surgical technologist credentialing organization. May be employed or contracted to practice surgical technology during the twelve month period immediately following successful completion of a surgical technology program, but may not continue to be employed or contracted beyond that period without obtaining a certified surgical technologist credential; or

  • NYS LPN License; or

  • Has completed an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard or Public Health Service Commissioned Corps; or

  • Provides evidence that the person 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.

  • After a thorough and diligent effort has been made and the healthcare facility is unable to employ or contract with a sufficient number of qualified surgical technologists who meet the prior requirements, a person can be hired if that person meets the requirements within two years of their start of employment or contracting for the performance of surgical technology

  • 1-2 year of previous OR experience preferred

  • Must possess adequate hearing, vision, and hand dexterity to manipulate instruments and equipment while functioning in multiple surgical specialties

Preferred requirements:

  • Strong dexterity and stamina to work on long cases as needed

  • Prioritize quickly a number of different tasks and activates

  • Work and engage with a team to help promote strong team work

  • Strong communication skills in a fast pace work environment

  • Critical thinking skills to help assist the RNs and Surgeons

  • Passion to learn, grow and develop in the nursing field

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