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Certified Surgical Technologist
Ref No.: 18-00339
Location: Piscataway, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 2 Years
Start Date / End Date: 02/12/2018 to 05/11/2018
Certified Surgical Tech with strong Ortho & Robotics for hospital in Hoboken, NJ 13 week assignment 12p-8:30p or 8a – 4p shift.

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 and Duties
  • 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.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist Program or appropriate training program.
  • Strong ORTHO & Robotic experience required
  • Must have at least 2+ years of recent OR CST experience
  • CST Certification required
  • Excellent computer skills required.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.