Berkshire Health Systems Certified Surgical Technician (NB) in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
A Certified Surgical Technologist is a paraprofessional qualified by a didactic and clinical training to provide Services in the Ambulatory Surgery Center under the supervision and responsibility of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Director or her/his designee. As part of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Team, he/she is responsible for the technical aspects of the patients’ surgical intervention. The Certified Surgical Technologist and Circulating Nurse work as a team as the surgical patients advocate.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)
Knowledge and application of surgical aseptic technique required.
Familiarity with basic surgical procedures, instruments, equipment, physiology, microbiology, anatomy and psychological process required.
Recent experience in Operating Room technology.
Has verbal ability to use and understand medical terminology to fulfill quickly and accurately Surgeons and Nurses instructions.
Education and Training:
Graduate of a CAAHEP Accredited Surgical Technologist Program.
License, Certification & Registration:
CST - Certified Surgical Technologist within 6 months of employment
Ability to anticipate and meet the needs of the Surgical Team required.
Ability to meet the needs of the patients for safety, comfort, and reassurance required.
Must be willing to cross-train to Crane Center Sterile Processing.
Must be willing to function in other capacities needed for the department.
Capable of rapid and accurate movements of body and hands in response to visual and audio stimuli.
Able to perform a variety of duties in the Operating Room under supervision of the Registered Nurse.
MACHINERY, TOOLS & EQUIPMENT:
Endoscopy System Including:
Fiber Optic light Sources
Image recording devices
Voice activated module – “Sidne”