Surgical Technologist

    Published
    September 23, 2021
    Location
    8300 Constitution Avenue Northeast, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Category
    Job Type
    State
    New Mexico
    Region
    Southwest

    Description

    We are conducting an executive search for a Surgical Technologist for a leading Healthcare located in Albuquerque NM– mid-sized hospital that is part of a multi-hospital healthcare system.

    Are you excited by the prospect of being part of an interdisciplinary team of OR professionals? Do you want a workplace where you can be comfortable sharing your thoughts, because your opinion is valued? opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply today.

     

    Overview for Surgical Tech

    Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours

    As a surgical technician, you give your all in the operating room (OR).

    You are organized and precise.

    You stay cool in high pressure situations.

    You are team oriented and have a strong work ethic.

    You are great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater.

    Our client Healthcare Services is expanding its team of surgical techs. As a surgical technician, you will provide patient care under the direction of the registered nurse (RN) and assist with a variety of cases, including general surgery, urology, pediatrics, cardiovascular/thoracic, neurology, ENT, gastrointestinal, orthopedics, neonates, and skeletal/muscular conditions and diseases. Duties include direct patient care and observation, scrubbing and assisting the surgeon at the operative field, surgical room turnover between cases, and consistent collaboration with the RN in clinical decision making.

    Responsibilities for Surgical Tech

    *Evaluates and coordinates activities during surgical procedures by anticipating surgeons needs and necessary supplies.

    *Scrub In and assist surgeons with various types of surgical procedures by maintaining current knowledge of various procedures and supplies.

    *Adheres to proper surgical procedures of aseptic technique and safety in the use of instruments and equipment.

    *Maintains an accurate count of sponges, needles, and instruments. Gathers supplies and instruments and assemble before procedures.

    *Autoclaves instrument trays as required.

    *Ensures that specimens are correctly handled and routed to the proper source.

    *Maintains current knowledge of anatomy/physiology and medications used intraoperatively.

    *Keeps current with developments in the field through participation in seminars, workshops and publications.

    *Assists in maintaining the quality assessment program developed for the department.

    Qualifications for Surgical Tech

    Requirements:

    High School Diploma or GED + one or more years of on-the-job surgical tech experience

    OR

    Associates Degree in Surgical Technology program

    Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) preferred

    BLS required.

    Are you excited by the prospect of being part of an interdisciplinary team of OR professionals? Do you want a workplace where you can be comfortable sharing your thoughts, because your opinion is valued? If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply today.

     

    Benefits for Surgical Technologist

    Competitive salaries

    Full medical, dental and vision insurance

    Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)

    Free wellness programs

    Paid time off (PTO)

    Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions.

    Continuing education and career development opportunities

    Life insurance and short/long term disability programs

     

    About client:

    Our client hospital is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.

    About New Mexico

    New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great.

    Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC.

    New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing, and biking to skiing, snowboarding, and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.

    Job Type: Full-time

     

    Benefits:

    401(k)

    401(k) matching

    Dental insurance

    Disability insurance

    Employee assistance program

    Employee discount

    Flexible schedule

    Flexible spending account

    Health insurance

    License reimbursement

    Life insurance

    Paid time off

    Referral program

    Tuition reimbursement

    Vision insurance

     

    We would appreciate the chance to network with you to determine if this would be a position of interest for you or possibly a colleague.

     

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