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Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston Surgical Technologist - Boston Eye Surgery & Laser Center in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Eye Surgery & Laser Center has an opening for a part-time, 20 hours/week Surgical Technologist in our Boston location. This position will act as an independent scrub assistant and assist during all stages of the surgical procedure. Other responsibilities include:

  • Maintains strict aseptic technique during set-up, patient draping and during surgical procedure;

  • Follows Operating Room procedures for the proper decontamination of instrumentation, equipment and room turnover;

  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge and expert practice while assisting with all procedures types within their surgical specialty;

  • Remains knowledgeable about equipment ensuring safe and efficient utilization across multiple surgical specialties;

  • Appropriately selects instruments, special supplies and equipment to anticipate the need of the surgical team;

  • Performs all counts with the circulating RN according to OR policy;

  • Manages all intraoperative medication in accordance with OR policy;

  • Assists as needed in emergency situations;

  • Manages surgical specimens according to Physician's orders and Hospital policy;

  • Maintains a collaborative work relationship with peers and colleagues in order to create a positive work environment;

  • Assists in the positioning, moving and transporting of patients as needed;

  • Reports equipment and supply problems to the OR Supervisor, Charge Nurse or Clinical Nursing Director as needed;

  • Completes all requirement continuing education to maintain certification, if applicable;

  • Performs related job duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist program and be certified or certification eligible.

  • CST required.

  • BLS certification required.

  • 2 - 3 years of experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred.

  • Advanced knowledge of aseptic technique and infection prevention practices.

  • Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, microbiology and pharmacology to ensure that optimal patient care is provided.

  • Basic knowledge of computers, surgical equipment and infrastructure.

NOTE: No call, No weekends, No nights, Major holidays observed. 20 hours/week: Monday - Thursday. Schedule to be discussed.

Boston Eye Surgery & Laser Center (BESLC) has Ambulatory Surgery Centers in Boston and Waltham, MA. BESLC is affiliated with Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston (OCB) BESLC offers excellent benefits, flexible schedule and a great team environment. Please visit www.bostoneyesurgery.com for more information.

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