Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) / OR General Surgery
at Hartford HealthCare

Date Posted: 10/17/2019

Job Description

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.

Job description:

Provide service and support before, during, and after surgical procedures. Ensures the presence and proper arrangement of surgical equipment and supplies in the operating room to each operation; assists the surgeon during the operation as allowed by professional and legal standards; and assists with cleaning operating room after the operation ensuring proper routing of equipment, and used material. Reports to Manager. #HHC

Job Requirements

•Completion of a surgical technician program.
•Must be certified through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical
•Assisting (NBSTSA) or be able to obtain certification within one year of employment.
•Maintainence of CPR, BLS validation and attendance of annual Validation Day required.
•Knowledge of various surgical procedures with the ability to anticipate the needs of the
surgeon and to recognize the problems encountered by the surgeon.
•Knowledge of name and function of surgical equipment and instrumentation required.
•Excellent interpersonal/communication skills.
•Strict adherence to policies and regulations regarding maintenance of sterile field required.
•Knowledge and practice of basic care and patient safety concepts.
•Application of the principles of asepsis in a manner that provides optimal patient care.
•Knowledge of OR emergency situations.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

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