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Atlantic Health System Ld Certified Surg Technologist in Summit, New Jersey

Responsible for assisting nursing personnel in giving quality care to patients in the operating room. Performs duties and responsibilities of a scrub person along with 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. Oversees junior surgical technologist's assignments and provides direction and guidance. Provides performance documentation to supervisor.

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. Passes instruments to surgical team in a safe and efficient manner.

  7. Implements process improvement techniques where necessary and ensures compliance with protocols and regulatory requirements.

  8. Guides junior surgical technicians and technologists and assumes department leadership in the absence of the supervisor.

  9. Performs other related duties as assigned.

  10. Assist with CST education annually and orientation of new team members.

  11. Participates in supporting department goals and projects on the unit

  12. Assist with developing programs to enhance professional development and retention

Required:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent.

  2. 4-6 years of experience as a Scrub Tech in a Hospital Setting.

Preferred:

  1. Associate's degree in Surgical Technology or related field.

  2. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification.

  3. Completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist Program.

ABOUT US

At 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 Rehabilitation

We 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

Named one of America's 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, a World’s Best Hospital by Newsweek and recognized as a Best Regional Hospital in the NY Metro area by U.S. News & World Report.

Our Atlantic Neuroscience Institute is the region’s leader in neuroscience care. A hub for the New Jersey Stroke Network, we offer a broad range of advanced neurological, neurosurgical and neurodiagnostic services. We are also certified as a Level IV Epilepsy Center and home to the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center, where more brain tumor surgeries are performed than anywhere else in New Jersey. Our CyberKnife® program is the largest and most experienced in the state. We also have a satellite emergency department in Union, NJ, which treats about 40,000 emergency cases each year.

Committed to providing exceptional care, Overlook Medical Center has achieved the prestigious Magnet® recognition. This designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center is the highest national honor for nursing excellence. What’s more, Overlook Medical Center has advanced certification from The Joint Commission for perinatal care and is designated an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. Additional Joint Commission-certified services include behavioral health care, spine surgery, wound care, and primary care medical home (PCMH).

EEO STATEMENT

Atlantic 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.

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