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Surgical Technician (Operating Room)
Date Posted: 12/01/2022
Requisition Number: 466
Location: CHA Everett Hospital
Work Days: (4) 10 hour variable; on-call weekends, nights & holidays required
Category: Clinical Support
Department: OR Everett
Job Type: Full time
Work Shift: Various Shifts
Union Name: Non Union
CHA Perioperative Services consists of Orthopedics, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Urology, Plastics, Podiatry, Vascular and Endoscopy and many other services. Cambridge Health Alliance's experienced Surgery team has performed thousands of procedures at some of Boston's finest teaching hospitals. Today, we have recruited highly-regarded surgeons and are able to provide state-of-the-art care in our operating rooms. The department has grown significantly adding skilled surgeons who bring specialized care to our communities. Our most recent initiatives includes a minimally invasive surgery program, hepatobiliary and pancreatic program, and multidisciplinary breast center. All of our Surgeons handle routine cases as well as more complex procedures. Whenever possible, we use minimally invasive techniques to reduce the discomfort and recovery time of surgery. Many procedures can now be done on an outpatient basis with patients going home the same day. These procedures including Endoscopy are performed at Cambridge and Everett hospital and outpatient Endoscopy is performed at our Somerville Campus.
CHA Perioperative Services consists of Orthopedics, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Urology, Plastics, Podiatry, Vascular and Endoscopy and many other services.
The Surgical Technician responsibilities include the preparation of the Operating Room (OP), equipment and instrumentation for each procedure, assisting the surgical team during the procedure and the clean-up and processing of equipment post-procedure. The Surgical Technician works collaboratively with the RN and all surgical team members to meet the needs of each patient. On call duties will be required for nights, weekends and holidays.
High School Diploma Graduate of accredited surgical technology program
Successful completion of Periop 101 during CHA orientation
National Surgical Technician Certification required
Current American Heart Association BLS certification required
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