Lakes Region General Hospital
Category: Allied Health/Clinical
Location: Lakes Region General Hospital
Department: Surgical Services
Shift: Days with on-call rotation
The Surgical Technologist is a key member of the surgical team caring for patients requiring surgery. The Surgical Technologist is responsible for assisting with the preparation of the Operating Room and instrument table with surgery specific instrumentation. The Surgical Technologist makes sure they have the proper instrumentation for the specific surgery and they make sure instrumentation is in proper working order. The Surgical Technologist passes instruments throughout the procedure and anticipates the surgeon's needs. The Surgical Technologist performs sponge and instrument counts and properly handles tissue specimens. The Surgical Technologist has knowledge of anatomy and physiology and of specific surgical procedures. Key traits of the ideal candidate include but are not limited to: passion to help people, customer focused, attention to safety, team player, good communicator, have a good surgical conscience, stamina, detail oriented, quick learner, integrity, motivated, reliable, good judgement, ability to handle stress, good with new technology, manual dexterity and good motor skills, skilled at assembling objects, good problem solving and decision making skills.
Minimum Qualifications Education: Required – Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technologist program
Required – N/A Experience: Preferred – Previous Experience in Above Position Certification, Licensure, Registration Requirements: Current credentials are required for all practitioners requiring a license, certification or registration to perform their responsibilities. Licensure: Required – N/A Certification: Required Certification in Surgical Technology NH Medical Tech Registry