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Operating Room Tech - St. Peter's Hospital

Company: Trinity Health
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time


Night Shift


St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, NY has an opportunity for a skilled Operating Room Tech/Surgical Tech!

As a member of our caring, compassionate health care professionals you'll enjoy:

Learning atmosphere with peers and leaders aimed at helping staff develop

Great shift differentials

Tuition assistance

Great co-workers

Supportive work environment and thorough orientation

The selected candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:

Providing assistance as first scrub at the surgical table for select procedure

Create and maintain sterile field

Prepare operating rooms

Monitors breaks in technique and function, including scrub/gown technique, clean sterile field and set up sterile field

Inspects sterile items for contamination before opening, maintains sterility while scrubbed, maintains sterility of instruments and supplies

Performance and documentation of accurate instrument, sponge and needle counts, following established policies and procedures

Positioning and transport of patients

Minimum requirements:

Has successfully completed a nationally accredited educational program for surgical technologists and maintains a certified surgical technologist credential administered by a nationally accredited surgical technologist credentialing organization. May be employed or contracted to practice surgical technology during the twelve month period immediately following successful completion of a surgical technology program, but may not continue to be employed or contracted beyond that period without obtaining a certified surgical technologist credential; or

NYS LPN License; or

Has completed an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard or Public Health Service Commissioned Corps; or Provides evidence that the person 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.After a thorough and diligent effort has been made and the healthcare facility is unable to employ or contract with a sufficient number of qualified surgical technologists who meet the prior requirements, a person can be hired if that person meets the requirements within two years of their start of employment or contracting for the performance of surgical technology1-2 year of previous experience preferred OR

Must possess adequate hearing, vision, and hand dexterity to manipulate instruments and equipment while functioning in multiple surgical specialties.

Preferred requirements:

1+ year of experience as a surgical tech in an operating room setting

Strong dexterity and stamina to work on long cases as needed

Prioritize quickly a number of different tasks and activates

Work and engage with a team to help promote strong team work

Strong communication skills in a fast pace work environment Critical thinking skills to help assist the RNs and Surgeons

Passion to learn, grow and develop in the nursing field

Pay Range:$25.00 - $31.45

Pay is based on experience, skills, and education. Exempt positions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will be paid within the base salary equivalent of the stated hourly rates. The pay range may also vary within the stated range based on location.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity 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, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

Keywords: Trinity Health, Albany , Operating Room Tech - St. Peter's Hospital, Healthcare , Albany, New York

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