• Surgical Tech I - West Side ASC

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-10361
    Category
    Technicians
    Emp Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours per Week
    37.5
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    Surgical Technologist

    3 (12) Hour Shifts - Day Shift - no weekedns/no holidays

     

    Located on the West Side of Manhattan, HSS is developing a brand new comprehensive Center that offers physician office visits for medical diagnosis and pre- and post-operative care; radiology services, including digital x-ray and MRI; an ambulatory surgical center (ASC), and PT / Sports Performance. This will be the first one-stop-shop facility of its kind at HSS that contains all of these musculoskeletal services in a single, convenient, location.  

     

    Our core values center on respect, consideration, compassion for all individuals and maintaining awareness of diverse cultural and religious beliefs.  Your capacity to collaborate with the interdisciplinary team and promote the highest standards of care and safety is critical to the mission of Nursing in HSS.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary health care teams to promote the highest standards of patient safety is critical to the mission of HSS.
    • Assist physicians and nurses in surgery using best practices of sterile technique, assembling, maintaining and tracking surgical instruments and equipment; and inspecting all packaged items to ensure integrity.
    • Conduct pre-op, intra-op and post-op surgical counts according to AORN standards and maintaining the integrity of the surgical field during procedures.
    • Maintain sensitivity and awareness of cultural and religious diversity when addressing patients, visitors, co-workers and other customers
    • Promote a supportive and team-oriented environment
    • Support departmental responsibilities consistent with the long-range strategic plan, mission, vision and values of the hospital

    Minimum Requirements

    • High School diploma or equivalent and be a graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program
    • NBSTSA Certification required
    • One year of experience as a ST required; sports medicine experience required.

    Essential Qualifications

    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Self-motivated and proactive; a team player who knows how to think critically in a fast-paced, challenging environment
    • Active participant in seeking solutions to problems

    Hospital for Special Surgery offers a unique work environment, diverse job types and extraordinary career opportunities. HSS encourages and supports professional growth and development, recognizes individual contributions, and offers unique and highly competitive compensation packages. This is how we attract and retain highly skilled professionals, renowned for their leadership and vision in clinical care, teaching, research & development.

     

    Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. In the most recent U.S. News & World Report “American’s Best Hospitals” issue, HSS ranks #1 in orthopedics and #3 in rheumatology. In addition, the American Nurses Credentialing Center has honored HSS with four consecutive designations of Magnet® recognition. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country.

     

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