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Certified Surgical Technologist- L&D
Ref No.: 17-02836
Location: Piscataway, New Jersey
Experience Level: 2 Years
Start Date / End Date: 10/02/2017 to 01/01/2018
Currently seeking a Certified Surgical Tech / OR Tech in Labor & Delivery unit for a short term opportunity in Plainsboro, NJ (10/2- 1/1) for 12 hour day or evening shifts

Job Summary

Through the direct supervision of the professional nursing staff, assists in the care of patients undergoing surgical intervention and assists in the care, preparation, and maintenance of sterile and unsterile supplies and equipment. The Surgical Technologist acts as a primary scrub person who handles the instruments, supplies and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure and anticipates the needs of the surgeon.

Responsibilities:
  • Opening surgery room for procedure assuring all necessary equipment/instruments/supplies are available.
  • Checking case carts, sorting items.
  • Ensuring that all necessary items are in place on sterile field and as listed on preference card.
  • Observing and practicing principles of sterile technique.
  • Scrubbing in and setting up instrumentation prior to patient entering the surgery room.
  • Anticipating needs of surgical team for instrumentation/suture, etc. during surgical procedure.
  • Assists in providing and maintaining a safe, efficient environment for the surgical patient.
  • Assisting in positioning of patient (safety strap, proper alignment, etc.
  • Following established guidelines in all areas relating to scrub/assistant circulator roles.
Requirements:
  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist Program or appropriate training program.
  • Must have at least 2+ years of recent OR CST experience in Labor & Delivery
  • CST Certification required
  • Excellent computer skills required.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
About us:

Aequor Healthcare Services is a US-based, certified by the Joint Commission, healthcare personnel provider with 14+ years of experience and part of the Aequor Group of Companies. We specialize in healthcare and clinical staffing, providing physicians, therapists, nurses, technologists and allied healthcare professionals to Hospital Systems, Nursing Homes/Home Care Providers, Clinics, School Systems, Laboratories, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences organizations nationwide. Launched in 2001 to cater to the growing needs of the healthcare industry, we are now considered to be one of the fastest growing workforce solutions companies in the industry.

We are passionate about providing every clinician with the highest standard of support in the industry.