Special Per Diem Option - OR Surgical Tech. At enhanced rates for a limited time period. Program requires specific experience level and scheduling requirements. Limited number of positions available. APPLY NOW!!Highland Hospital a 261 bed community teaching hospital and affiliate of the University Of Rochester Medical Center is recruiting for Surgical Technologists to join our Operating Room team. The Highland Hospital Operating Room offers up a fast paced, exciting, and collaborative work environment. Become part of a team where cutting edge technology is used and surgeries are performed daily in our recently expanded facility which features 17 state of the art operating rooms. The Surgical Technologist plays a vital role in the OR and are relied upon for their professional judgement and critical thinking skills. Highland has a rich history of providing compassionate, personalized patient care and was recently honored with Magnet redesignation. Apply now for immediate consideration. A Surgical Technologist is a member of the surgical team who works with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses, and other surgical personnel in delivering patient care. The Surgical Technologist has specific responsibilities before, during and after surgery to assure patient safety and enhance positive outcomes.
- Education: Fulfills the educational requirements for completion of a nationally and NYS accredited educational program for surgical technologists and holds and maintains a certified surgical technologist credential administered by a nationally accredited surgical technologist credentialing organization (National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA); or is otherwise qualified per the NYS Public Health Law (i.e., candidate provides evidence that he/she worked as a surgical technologist in a healthcare facility for a cumulative period of one year, occurring within the four years immediately prior to the effective date of January 1, 2015; candidate provides evidence of completing a military surgical technology program). Associates degree preferred.
- Experience: 2 year of Surgical Technician experience
- License/Certification Required: American Heart Association BLS CPR Certification required; certified surgical technologist credential administered by a nationally accredited surgicaltechnologist credentialing organization (National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)(unless otherwise qualified per the NYS Public Health Law)
- Skills: Aseptic Technique and in-depth knowledge of surgical equipment highly desirable. Good communication, positive attitude, team-player. Ability to maintain composure in stressful and/or emergency situations.
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