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Internal Temporary Traveler Surgical Technologist Program

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Posted 5 days ago, valid for a year
Location

Burlington, MA 01805, US

Salary

$45,000 - $65,000 per annum

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Contract type

Part Time

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  • Salary: Not specified
  • Experience Required: Minimum of 2 years of Surgical Technologist experience
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

Job Type: Temporary

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

The Internal Temporary Traveler Surgical Technologist Staffing Program participant adheres to the agreed upon parameters of the program. The 90 day assignment hours are 36 hours per week and include Nights and Weekends. Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager/Tertiary Team Leader, the Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care practices within the Lahey Clinic Professional Practice Model, MA Nurse Practice Act, ANA Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics and demonstrates Lahey Clinic’s core values that reflect its Mission. The nurse-patient/family relationship, continuity of care and accountability are central to the delivery of individualized high quality patient care.
Requires a minimum of 2 years of Surgical Technologist experience.

Job Description:

The Surgical Technologist (ST) is a member of the surgical team responsible for providing intra-operative care to the surgical patient. This job requires working in a fast-paced environment, with a focus on patient progression goals, quality initiatives and achieving the highest level of patient satisfaction. They will precept other staff and students.  The ST functions under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse/Circulating Nurse.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
1.    Assists and collaborates with the Circulating nurse to set up for surgical procedures with proper instrumentation, equipment and supplies.
2.    Primary role is as a ST, passing instruments and supplies to the surgeon at the sterile field.
3.    Anticipates needs of surgical team during the procedure and provides them with proper instruments, equipment, supplies to meet these needs.
4.    Assists in the care, cleaning and maintenance of all general and specialty instruments, equipment and supplies according to established guidelines, policies and procedures.
5.    Collaborates with the Circulating nurse to insure the accuracy of all sponge, sharps and instrument counts according to established policies and procedures.
6.    Responsible for application of the principles of aspesis to maintain integrity of the sterile field.
7.    Participates in the quality improvement/quality assurance process at the unit level. 
8.    Communicates effectively
9.    Parallel Processing in collaboration with circulating nurse/team staff to achieve and maintain turnover goals and on-time starts.
10.    Actively participates in performing the essential components of the WHO Checklist, hand hygiene, and other department safety and quality initiatives.
11.¬†¬† ¬†Must be able to take assignment of ‚Äúon-call‚ÄĚ for specified nights, weekends and holidays.
12.    Handles specimens according to policy and procedure
13.    Incorporates Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Guiding Principles, Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities
14.    Complies with all Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Policies
15.    Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
16.    Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients
17.    Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment
18.    Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards
19.    Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
20.    Successfully completes Mandatory Education.
 

Minimum Qualifications: 

Education: Requires successful completion of an approved surgical technologist program or surgical technologist training in the military services. 

Licensure, Certification, Registration:‚ÄĮ¬†Certified Surgical Technologist credential through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting¬†

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards. 

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of Surgical Technologist experience.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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