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Ascension Health CST Certified Surgical Technician in Bridgeport, Connecticut

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Certified Surgical Technician - Surgery 001 - Full-Time, Rotating - St Vincent's Medical Center - Bridgeport, CT

Why Join Ascension?

St. Vincent’s Health Services, part of Ascension, operates St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport and a number of other sites of care. Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1903, St. Vincent’s is a mission-driven organization committed to exceptional healthcare for all with special consideration for the poor and underserved.

What You Will Do

Asa CST Certified Surgical Technician with St. Vincent's Health Services, you will have the opportunity to facilitatethe safe and efficient performance of surgical procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares surgical operating suite with sterile drapes and sterile solutions as well as appropriate sterile and non-sterile instruments and supplies.

  • Hands required/requested instruments and supplies to surgeon during surgery.

  • Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.

  • Maintains instruments in an organized manner and monitors/tracks instruments counts throughout procedures.

  • Demonstrates expertise in the preparation process for the surgical procedure after consultation with the surgical team as to identified plan of care.

  • Understands and utilizes principles of surgical asepsis.

  • Implements barrier precautions in the decontamination of the surgical suite and equipment post operatively.

  • Functions as a collaborative team member enhancing inter and intradepartmental relationships.

  • Uses high reliability behaviors to provide safe and efficient patient care.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • CertifiedSurgical Techobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • CertifiedBLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • CertifiedBLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Red Crossobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • High School DiplomaOREquivalent

  • Graduate of an Accredited Surgical Technologist Program REQUIRED

  • Previous experience PREFERRED

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9). This law applies to all hires includingvolunteersand students.

St.Vincent'sHealthServices participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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