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Certified Surgical Tech - Per Diem

Company: Atlantic Health System
Location: Morristown
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionResponsible for assisting nursing personnel in giving quality care to patients in the operating room. Performs duties and responsibilities of a scrub person under the direction of a registered professional nurse. Assists in obtaining supplies, equipment and opening of operating and other rooms, as necessary. Breaks down setup and prepares instruments for sterilization. Helps transfer patients to the recovery room and cleans and restocks the operating room.

Principal Accountabilities:

1. Checks and gathers all instruments for each case in assigned room with use of surgeon's preference card.2. Checks sterility tapes, dates, and integrity of wrappers.3. Opens sterile supplies for assigned cases, maintains a sterile field, and takes immediate action to correct any breaks in technique.4. Performs surgical scrub techniques and gown and glove procedures for self and surgical team. 5. Arranges instruments, basins, sutures, and software in a precise manner for accurate count after the completion of surgical procedures.6. Assists circulating nurses with counts of all sponges, cottonoids, needles, vessels loops, umbilical tape, penrose drains, and other devices and instruments.7. Uses all devices and instruments appropriately and performs the standard draping technique.8. Passes instruments to surgical team in a safe and efficient manner.9. Performs other related duties as assigned.Required:1. High School Diploma or equivalent. 2. Completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist Program.3. 3-5 years of experience as a Scrub Tech in a Hospital Setting.

Preferred:1. Associate's degree in Surgical Technology or related field. About USABOUT USAt Atlantic Health System, our promise to our communities is; Anyone who enters one of our facilities, will receive the highest quality care delivered at the right time, at the right place, and at the right cost. This commitment is also echoed in the respect, development and opportunities we give to our more than 20,000 team members. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, we are one of the leading non-profit health care systems in the nation. Our facilities and sites of care include:

  • Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
  • Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ
  • Newton Medical Center, Newton, NJ
  • Chilton Medical Center, Pompton Plains, NJ
  • Hackettstown Medical Center, Hackettstown, NJ
  • Goryeb Children's Hospital, Morristown, NJ
  • CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold, NJ
  • Atlantic Home Care and Hospice
  • Atlantic Mobile Health
  • Atlantic RehabilitationWe also have more than 900 community-based healthcare providers affiliated through Atlantic Medical Group. Atlantic Accountable Care Organization is one of the largest ACOs in the nation, and we are a member of AllSpire Health Partners.We have received awards and recognition for the services we have provided to our patients, team members and communities. Below are just a few of our accolades:
    • 100 Best Companies to Work For ® and FORTUNE® magazine for 15 years
    • Best Places to Work in Healthcare - Modern Healthcare
    • 150 Top Places to work in Healthcare - Becker's Healthcare
    • 100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know - Becker's Hospital Review
    • Best Employers for Workers over 50 - AARP
    • Gold-Level "Well Workplace": Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)
    • One of the 100 Best Workplaces for "Millennials" Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
    • One of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care: Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
    • Official Health Care Partner of the New York Jets
    • NJ Sustainable Business
      Morristown Medical Center is a nationally-recognized leader in cardiology and heart surgery, orthopedics, gynecology, geriatrics, gastroenterology and GI surgery, pulmonology and lung surgery, and urology.We are the only hospital in New Jersey named one of America's '50 Best Hospitals' for six consecutive years by Healthgrades and one of the World's Best Hospitals by Newsweek. We were included on Becker's Healthcare 2020 list of "100 Great Hospitals in America". In addition, Leapfrog recognized us with an "A" hospital safety grade - its highest - twelve consecutive times, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded us again with its highest five-start rating in 2020.Morristown Medical Center is a Magnet Hospital for Excellence in Nursing Service, the highest level of recognition achievable from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for facilities that provide acute care services. Our nonprofit hospital was also designated a Level I Regional Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons and a Level II by the State of NJ.EEO STATEMENTAtlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.

Keywords: Atlantic Health System, Parsippany-Troy Hills Township , Certified Surgical Tech - Per Diem, Healthcare , Morristown, New Jersey

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