Surgical Technologist

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Job Description

A fast-paced NYC office-based plastic surgery center is seeking a reliable and dependable Surgical Technician for immediate hire. Must be able to work independently.

Duties Include:

  • Performs duties and responsibilities of a scrub person under the direction of a registered, professional nurse.
  • Checks and gathers all instruments for each case in assigned room with use of surgeon’s preference card.
  • Checks sterility tapes, dates, and integrity of wrappers.
  • Assists circulating nurse in obtaining supplies, equipment, and opening of room, as necessary.
  • Opens sterile supplies for assigned cases. Performs surgical scrub technique and gown and glove procedure for self and surgical team. Maintains a sterile field and takes immediate action to correct any breaks in technique.
  • Arranges instruments, basins, sutures, and software in a precise manner to allow for accurate counting at completion of procedure.
  • Assists circulating nurse with counts of all sponges, laps, peanuts, cottonoids, needles, reels, vessels loops, umbilical tape, penrose drains, devices, and instruments.
  • Uses all devices and instruments appropriately. Performs standard draping technique.
  • Passes and handles instruments to surgical team in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Breaks down setup and prepares instruments for sterilization.
  • Performs related duties, as required.

Computer skills are required as all of our patients’ charts are in EMR, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills. We are seeking a candidate who possesses an upbeat, positive, can-do attitude, as well as a passion for plastic surgery. Our primary focus is always on patient service, and we therefore require a candidate who genuinely cares for the well being of our patients.

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