Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center

  • Surgical Technologist - Full Time

    Job Locations US-NY-PATCHOGUE
    Job ID
    2018-11116
    Department
    Nursing -Perioperative
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    The ORT is an integral team member in the safe, efficient care of the intraoperative client. The individual ORT is able to efficiently, quickly and accurately set up, maintain and monitor the sterile and or aseptic field. The ORT assists surgeons, by assembling and passing instrumentation and supplies, holding retractors and anticipating surgical needs. Cleans, stocks and maintains all instrumentation and supplies. The ORT is knowledgeable in infection control principals for patient, self and staff safety and well being.

    Qualifications

        High School Diploma or equivalency

        Successfully completion of an ORT program or functioning as an ORT in the military or other operating room setting for a minimum of 2 years

        Providing he/she has been employed as a Surgical Technologist for a cumulative period of one (1) year, occurring within the four years immediately prior to the effective date of January 1, 2015.

        Employee must annually complete fifteen (15) hours of continuing education to remain qualified to practice as a Surgical Technologist.

        Able to lift equipment/supplies up to 30# on a daily basis

        Can stand for 70% to 90% per day

        Dexterous with fine or intricate instruments

        Able to prioritize, anticipate and alter activities throughout the day

        Possesses mature interpersonal skills

        Able to cope with the frequent risk of exposure to blood/body fluids during normal duties

        Able to cope with the environmental risks related to chemicals and steam

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