Surgical Technologist, 40 Hours, Day, Peabody
Company: Lahey Health
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel
Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned
tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology,
pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching
hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital
provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and
subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment
to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a
number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management
and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance
medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health
About the Job
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
+ Assists and collaborates with the Circulating nurse to set up for
procedures with proper instrumentation, equipment and supplies.
+ Primary role is as a ST, passing instruments and supplies to the
surgeon at the sterile field.
+ Anticipates needs of surgical team during the procedure and
with proper instruments, equipment, supplies to meet these
+ Assists in the care, cleaning and maintenance of all general and
instruments, equipment and supplies according to established
policies and procedures.
+ Collaborates with the Circulating nurse to insure the accuracy of
all sponge, sharps and instrument counts according to established
policies and procedures.
+ Responsible for application of the principles of aspesis to
maintain integrity of the sterile field.
+ Participates in the quality improvement/quality assurance process
at the unit level.
+ Communicates effectively
+ Parallel Processing in collaboration with circulating nurse/team
achieve and maintain turnover goals and on-time starts.
+ Actively participates in performing the essential components of
Checklist, hand hygiene, and other department safety and quality
+ Must be able to take assignment of "on-call" for specified
nights, weekends and holidays.
+ Handles specimens according to policy and procedure
+ Incorporates Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Guiding
Principles, Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities
+ Complies with all Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Policies
+ Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey
Hospital and Medical Center
+ Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues
+ Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance
expectations, and competency assessment
+ Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs
of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service
+ Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality
+ Successfully completes Mandatory Education.
Education: Requires successful completion of an approved surgical
technologist program or surgical technologist training in the
Licensure, Certification, Registration: 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.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is d edicated to improving health and
wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients,
their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed
in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered,
integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services
spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated
orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care,
community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home
health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified
joint contracting and population health management organization,
jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
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