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Certified Surgical Technician (PT) - Surgical Center of Connecticut

Company: Surgical Care Affiliates SCA
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

Overview: The Surgical Center of Connecticut is a free-standing, ADA compliant physician-owned multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center located in Bridgeport Connecticut. The center is complete with state-of-the-art operating rooms equipped with the latest equipment and monitors making us capable of performing almost any procedure that is suitable for outpatient surgery.Why join Surgical Center of Connecticut as a Certified Surgical Technologist? Consider the following fantastic benefitsPositive work cultureComprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance eligible on Day 1 of employmentPaid time off plus 8 paid holidaysMaternity/paternity/adoption benefitsEmployer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insuranceExcellent 401(k) Plan Accountabilities / Responsibilities: We are actively hiring for an Certified Surgical Technologist.Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA.Function as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures byProtecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, laser, mechanical, and thermal sources.Demonstrating safe operating of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.Performing accounting procedures to protect the patient from unintended retained surgical items.Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patients advocate.Handling specimens according to facility policy and procedures.Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment.Performing interventions to maintain the patients wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levels.Performing interventions to protect the patient from surgical site infection.Assembling supplies and equipment required for theprocedure.Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for theprocedure.Providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during theprocedure.Protecting the patients rights, dignity, and privacy.Providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice.Maintainingafire safe environment.Practicing and monitoring aseptic technique.Complying with Universal Protocol and facility site validation and time-out policy.Maintain radiation safety at all times in accordance with facility policies and procedures.Clean and prepare surgical instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas.Evaluate the patients progress toward attaining outcomes.Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise and pertinent to the patients condition and response to care.Document episode of care accurately, timely, completely, and legibly.Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the perioperative team and other stakeholders.Assist with post procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients.Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning perioperative patient care.Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.Participate in the performance appraisal process.Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships.Maintain required competencies.Pursue professional growth.Act as a patient advocate and main privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.Comply with all SCA and facility policies and procedures, regulatory and accreditation standards and professional guidelines when providing patient care.Actively participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles.Demonstrate fiscal responsibility.Performallotherduties as assigned. Qualifications: High SchoolGraduateorequivalent.Graduate of a recognized and accreditedSurgicalTechnologistProgram.At least 1 year of prior experience as aSurgical Technologistpreferred.Current Surgical Technologist certificationpreferred.Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification.Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:Physically demanding, high-stress environmentExposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motionsPushing and pulling heavy objectsFull range of body motion including handling and lifting patientsandequipmentManual and finger dexterityHand eye coordinationStanding and walking for extensive periods of timeLifting and carrying items weighing up to 50lbsCorrected vision and hearing to within normal rangeWorking irregular hours Skills Required: Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCAs 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visitwww.scasurgery.com.

Keywords: Surgical Care Affiliates SCA, Bridgeport , Certified Surgical Technician (PT) - Surgical Center of Connecticut, Professions , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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