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Baystate Health Surgical Technologist in Springfield, Massachusetts

Surgical Technologist

Sign on bonus: $6000-8000 based on experience

To speak with a recruiter, please contact:

Robin Pollier

Sr. Healthcare Recruiter

413-262-5621

robin.pollier@baystatehealth.org

Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, is looking for a full time Surgical Technologist for the BMC Heart & Vascular OR in Springfield MA

SCHEDULE:

• 40 hours; days, nights, mid-shift

• Call required

Schedule subject to change based on staffing

LOCATION:

• BMC Campus

• Springfield MA

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ only academic center and tertiary care provider has a long and proud tradition of continuous learning and improvement. We educate and train hundreds of healthcare workers every year and advance knowledge about new approaches to care. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. We are committed to increasing diverse representation across our organization. Together our inspired and compassionate teams manage the whole health needs of all communities in need.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the direction of the Unit Manager, RN Clinical Operations Coordinator, and RN Service Leads, the Surgical Technologist works directly under surgeon/physician guidance to facilitate safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures.

The Surgical Technologist must possess expertise in the theory and application of aseptic technique; demonstrate the ability to combine knowledge of human anatomy, the surgical process, and procedures including instrumentation and advancing technologies. The surgical technologist will be able to anticipate the needs of the surgeons/physicians by constant attention and assessment of the surgical process and patient condition to promote a safe, expedient, quality surgical outcome. These skills will facilitate the surgeons/physicians' performance of minimally invasive surgical procedures, invasive surgical procedures, and invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. The Surgical Technologist must be able to function proficiently in a variety of surgical specialty services.

The Surgical Technologist provides patient care primarily through service to the physician/ surgeon. The Surgical Technologist is expected to have an understanding of the procedure being performed, anticipate the needs of the surgeon/physician, and have the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure, while monitoring the sterile field. The Surgical Technologist is accountable for maintaining skills and knowledge to function commensurate with their assignments and within the policies and procedures of the department. This description covers the essential functions of the position. The incumbent is expected to perform other similar and/or related duties as assigned after demonstrating competency.

QUALIFICATIONS:

This position is part of a career ladder and level will be determined by the organization. Unless otherwise required by certification, licensure or registration, an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed in this description may be substituted for the minimally required education and/or experience listed.

Requirements:

Surg Tech I

Associates of Science in ST

Or program accredited by Committee on Allied Health Education Association or have completed a structured training program and hold a professional equivalent

AST Certification*

*New hires will require certification if they had no experience in a surgical facility prior to July 1, 2013.

CPR-American Heart Association BLS

Surg Tech II

Associates of Science in ST

Or program accredited by Committee on Allied Health Education Association or have completed a structured training program and hold a professional equivalent

AST Certification*

*New hires will require certification if they had no experience in a surgical facility prior to July 1, 2013.

CPR-American Heart Association BLS

Minimum of 2 years experience. 1-year employment at BMC or 2 years of comparable experience and attainment of competency on completion of orientation.

Surg Tech III

Associates of Science in ST

Or program accredited by Committee on Allied Health Education Association or have completed a structured training program and hold a professional equivalent

AST Certification*

*New hires will require certification if they had no experience in a surgical facility prior to July 1, 2013.

CPR-American Heart Association BLS

Minimum of 4 years experience. 1 year of employment at Baystate Health

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!

OUR COMPENSATION PHILOSOPHY

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Associates of Science: Surgical Technology (Required)

Certifications:

Certified Surgical Technician - Other

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Ab out Baystate Health

Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated health care organizations, serving a population of nearly one million people throughout western New England. With roots dating back to the founding of Springfield City Hospital in 1873, Baystate Health has been providing high-quality and compassionate health care in western Massachusetts for more than 145 years. With more than 12,000 employees, a medical staff of nearly 3,100 physicians, and a net patient service revenue of more than $1.4 billion, the ever-growing health system includes five Massachusetts hospitals and the Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center in Ware:

  • Baystate Medical Center in Springfield

  • Baystate Children’s Hospital (located at Baystate Medical Center)

  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield

  • Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer

  • Baystate Noble Hospital in Westfield

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