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Surgical Technologist - 30 hours, day shift

Lahey Medical Center Peabody
Posted 17 days ago

Salem, MA 01970, US


$20.83 - $36.46 per hour

Contract type

Full Time

Job Type: Regular

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.

Location: Lahey Medical Center in Peabody

This position is three 10-hour shifts, Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:30pm, with call required.

Lahey Medical Center is now offering a $15,000 signing bonus for our Surgical Technologist position.

Important Details:

‚ÄĘ Signing Bonuses are paid out in three payments. You will receive your first payment (one third of the total amount) upon completion of the first 30 days of employment. You will receive the second payment upon completion of six (6) months and the third payment (final of the total amount) owe upon completion of one year following your start date. The bonus payments will be paid on the next regular pay day following the date on which you become eligible for the bonus. All payments are subject to applicable taxes.

To be eligible:

‚ÄĘ Current and former BILH candidates - restrictions apply. Employees within the BILH system are not eligible for the bonus or if you have been employed by a BILH entity within the last 12-months. Employee must be in good standing to receive the bonus at the time of payment.

‚ÄĘ Signing Bonus is determined on a full-time status of 40 hours. Hours less than 40 hours will be prorated. Per Diem roles are not eligible.

‚ÄĘ If you leave Lahey Hospital & Medical Center before your first anniversary you will pay back the signing bonus.
‚ÄĘ Please note, signing bonuses are subject to change based on the organizations hiring needs and will be determined by Talent Acquisition on an ongoing basis. BILH/LHMC Talent Acquisition reserves the right to change signing bonus eligible jobs and amounts at any time.

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: Must have a minimum of 1 year 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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