Ascension Health Surgical Technician in Amsterdam, New York

Job ID: 249898

Surgical Technician

Amsterdam, New York

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Surgical Technician

City, State: Amsterdam, NY

Location: St Mary's Hospital

Department: Surgery 001

Additional Job Details: FT Days, 32 Hours, Weekly

About Us

St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam, N.Y., part of Ascension, features an award-winning acute care hospital, primary and specialty care centers throughout Fulton and Montgomery counties, more than 30 behavioral health services for persons in Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties, a full continuum of physical rehabilitation services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned exceptional national rankings for excellence in medicine and has a continuing commitment to provide an exceptional patient experience.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Surgical Technician facilitates the safe and efficient performance of surgical procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares surgical operating suite with sterile drapes and sterile solutions as well as appropriate sterile and non-sterile instruments and supplies.

  • Hands required/requested instruments and supplies to surgeon during surgery.

  • Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.

  • Maintains instruments in an organized manner and monitors/tracks instruments counts throughout procedures.

  • Demonstrates competence in performing procedures according to established guidelines.

  • Provides for the maintenance and cleaning of instruments and specific equipment. Assures that case-specific instruments are ready for surgery and appropriate for age.

  • Reports any changes observed in the condition or behavior of patients and any unusual incidents.

Qualifications

Education & Work Experience:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • HS required; Associate's degree preferred

  • Certification preferred; required within 1 year of hire

How To Apply

In order to be considered for any open position, please complete a St. Mary's Healthcare online application, by clicking the "apply now" button. Additionally, you may include your resume and other documents as attachments. Applications/Resumes may only be submitted online through this process.

In addition, you may apply anytime online using any computer OR via one of our computer terminals at the following locations:

(1) Human Resources located at St. Mary's Hospital, 427 Guy Park Ave, Amsterdam, NY 12010

(2) Human Resources located at Amsterdam Memorial Campus, 4988 State Hwy 30, Amsterdam, NY 12010.

We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every application received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted directly.

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.