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Beth Israel Lahey Health Surgical Technician II - 40 hours/week, (10 hour, day shifts) in Beverly, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Day (United States of America)

Job Description:

This position comes with a $10,000 sign on bonus for eligible new hires!

The OR Surgical Technician is a trained individual with advanced technical knowledge and skills in asepsis and the intraoperative phase of surgical patient care management, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Based upon such expertise, the surgical technician is responsible for providing all the necessary instrumentation, supplies and equipment for the surgical procedure. The surgical technician, as a member of the surgical team provides direct patient care under the direction and supervision of the circulating nurse (RN).

Is responsible for meeting established OR standards for supplies and other equipment on the unit; is responsible for developing collaborative and collegial relationships with physicians and interdepartmental personnel as they relate to the care of the surgical patient.


  • Reviews procedure cards/surgeon preference cards to determine needs in preparation for each surgical procedure

  • Assists and collaborates with the circulating nurse to set up for surgical procedures with proper instrumentation, equipment and supplies

  • Passes instruments and performing retraction for the surgeon at the sterile field as directed

  • Anticipates needs of surgical team during the procedure and provides them with proper instruments, equipment, and supplies to meet these needs

  • Assists in the care, cleaning, and maintenance of all general and specialty instruments, equipment, and supplies per established guidelines, policies, and procedures

  • Collaborates with the Circulating nurse to insure the accuracy of all sponge, sharps, and instrument counts per established policies and procedures

  • Responsible for application of the principles of asepsis to maintain integrity of the sterile field

  • Assists in maintaining inventory of supplies in operating rooms and storerooms

  • Assists in transport of patients and in movement or manipulation of equipment as required

  • Communicates effectively

  • Actively participates in performing the essential components of the WHO - Checklist, hand hygiene, and other department safety and quality initiatives

  • Parallel Processing in collaboration with circulating nurse/ team staff to achieve/ maintain turnover goals and on-time starts

  • Rotation to “on-call” for specified nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Active participant in department projects

  • Able to function independently in seven service lines

  • Act as a preceptor to students and newly hired staff in two service lines

Education and Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology or equivalent experience

  • 1+ year of experience


  • Must meet all requirements to practice as a surgical technologist in Massachusetts.

  • Certification obtained within one year of the completion of the accredited Surgical Technology program

  • BCLS certification required

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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