Certified Surgical Technician
Job Title: Certified OR Tech / Surgical Tech (CST)
Location: Providence, RI 02908
Job Duration: 13-week renewable contract
Shift: 5x8-Hour (07:00 - 15:30)
Start Date: ASAP
We are currently seeking a Certified OR Tech / Surgical Tech (CST) to join our Surgical Services team. As a CST, you will play a crucial role in assisting surgeons and other healthcare professionals in the operating room, ensuring a safe and efficient surgical environment. This is a full-time position with a 13-week renewable contract, offering an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic healthcare setting and make a positive impact on patient care.
- Prepare the operating room for surgical procedures, including sterilizing equipment, arranging surgical instruments, and ensuring all necessary supplies are available.
- Assist the surgical team during procedures by passing instruments, sutures, and other sterile supplies as requested.
- Anticipate the needs of the surgical team, ensuring a smooth flow of instruments and supplies during the procedure.
- Maintain a sterile field by following aseptic techniques and strict infection control protocols.
- Collaborate with the surgical team to maintain a safe and organized surgical environment, including proper disposal of biohazardous waste.
- Assist with patient positioning, draping, and prepping to ensure optimal surgical access and patient comfort.
- Monitor and maintain the availability and functionality of surgical equipment and instruments, promptly reporting any issues or malfunctions.
- Provide support in the perioperative phase, including transporting patients, transferring specimens, and accurately documenting patient information.
- Adhere to all safety guidelines, including the proper handling and disposal of hazardous materials.
- Certification as a Certified OR Tech / Surgical Tech (CST).
- COVID-19 vaccination in accordance with facility guidelines (medical exemptions only).
- Strong attention to detail and ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced surgical environment.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with the surgical team.
Note: No minimum experience required; recent graduates from an accredited surgical technology program are welcome to apply. Local candidates are accepted.
If you are a dedicated Certified OR Tech / Surgical Tech (CST) seeking an exciting opportunity to contribute to the surgical team and make a difference in patient care, we encourage you to apply for this position.