Stony Brook University Surgical Technologist - Operating Room in Stony Brook, New York

[Stony Brook Medicine Logo] * Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH CTS Operating Room Associate/Surgical Technologist is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population; who will assist with the preoperative preparation of the patient for assigned surgical procedures including prepping and positioning the patient. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.

Duties of a TH CTS Operating Room Associate/Surgical Technologist may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Cares for the surgical patient in an ambulatory surgical operating room setting.
  • Assembles equipment, supplies, sutures and instruments for each assigned surgical procedure.

  • Scrubs on the basic level procedures for all specialty services and on complex surgical procedure ensuring maintenance of the surgical field.

  • Assists in cleaning, restocking and reconfiguring the operating room between procedures and at the completion of the schedules.

  • Tests operational efficiency of equipment and reports problems to the Clinician or nurse manager.

  • Assists in restocking storage and equipment supply areas.

  • Attends in-service programs.

  • Involved in recommendations to improve job performance and enhance patient care.

  • Communicates instrumentation needs to CSS.

  • Assists in preparation of equipment for special procedures.

  • Reports/documents appropriate patient care information.


*Required Qualifications: *Successful completion of a nationally accredited educational program for surgical technologists and holds and maintains a certified surgical technologist credential administered by a nationally accredited surgical technologist credentialing organization

*OR: *Successful completion of an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard or Public Health Commissioned Corps

*OR: *May be employed to practice surgical technology during the 12 month period immediately following successful completion of a surgical technology program but may not continue to be employed beyond that period without documentation proving that the individual holds and maintains a certified surgical technologist credential.

*OR: *Provide evidence that the individual was employed as a surgical technologist in a healthcare facility for a cumulative period of one year, occurring within the four years immediately prior to January 1, 2015.

*Preferred Qualifications: *Acute care surgical technologist experience.

*Special Notes: *Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. /Prior to start date, /the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

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Job: *Operating Room

Title: Surgical Technologist - Operating Room

Location: NY-Stony Brook

Requisition ID: 1702411