Surgical Technologist-CertFacility: Good Samaritan Hosp Med Ctr Location: West Islip, NY Department: Operating Room Category: Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule: Full Time, with Weekend and Holiday rotation Shift: Night shift Hours: 6:30 pm - 7:00 am ReqNum: 6019484
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.
The Surgical Technologist assists with the nursing care of patients in the operating room by performing routine and delegated duties according to the standard of practice and policies of the hospital and department. The surgical technologist functions as a scrub assistant. Surgical Technicians function under the supervision of a registered nurse at all times. A registered nurse must be available immediately in case of an emergency.
Knowledge of the procedures performed and anticipates the surgeon's needs, including providing instruments, sutures and supplies.
Contribute to the patient's safety
Competence in specific clinical experience preferred
Knowledge of regulatory agencies and practice (eg. Nurse Practice Act, Infection Control, OSHA, DOH)
The Technician may assist in the circulating events in the room or as a third person in a Successful completion from an accredited school or college course for Surgical Technologist.
Certification from the Surgical Technology Exam or eligibility to sit for the exam.
At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.