Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) - OR CORE
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: October 4, 2021
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Shift 1
Details: M-F rotating days/evenings, every 3rd
weekend obligations (shifts/calls) rotating holidays.
Work where every
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work
with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment
matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most
comprehensive healthcare network.
Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching
hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides
cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by
being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast
and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one
of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the
world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise
and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to
The Core Operating Room department is made up of approximately 65
highly trained and skilled staff members we collaborate in an acute
and fast paced surgical environment. With specialties including
general, gynecology, urology, plastics, bariatrics, robotics,
thoracics, trauma, and transplant, our team thrives in our variety
and complexity of surgical cases. This environment also affords
each of us as individuals to function as integral members of a
multidisciplinary team of professionals including surgeons,
anesthesiologists, and assistive personnel to provide the highest
quality of medical and surgical care in our region. With a
demanding volume of 60-80 surgical cases per day, we are
responsible for patients who are seeking the highest level of care
from a facility with cutting edge technology and procedures.
Provide service and support before, during, and after surgical
procedures. Ensures the presence and proper arrangement of surgical
equipment and supplies in the operating room to each operation;
assists the surgeon during the operation as allowed by professional
and legal standards; and assists with cleaning operating room after
the operation ensuring proper routing of equipment, and used
material. Reports to Manager.
• Completion of a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health
Programs (CAAHEP) accredited Surgical Technology Program.
• Must be certified through the National Board of Surgical
Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTA) or able to obtain NBSTA
certification within one year of employment.
• Maintenance of CPR, BLS validation and attendance of annual
Validation Day required.
• Knowledge of various surgical procedures with the ability to
anticipate the needs of the surgeon and to recognize the problems
encountered by the surgeon.
• Knowledge of name and function of surgical equipment and
• Excellent interpersonal/communication skills.
• Strict adherence to policies and regulations regarding
maintenance of sterile field required.
• Knowledge and practice of basic care and patient safety
• Application of the principles of asepsis in a manner that
provides optimal patient care.
• Knowledge of OR emergency situations.
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers
exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you
are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring
new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education
to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
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