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40 hpw Certified Surgical Technologist

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth Category: Surgical Services Job ID: JR43329 Date posted: 02/02/2024
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

10-hr shifts; (6:50a - 5:20p); M-Sat with Call Rotation

Job Description:


  • Demonstrates the Core Values of Integrity, Trust, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence in all interactions and communications.
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills in preparing for surgical procedures.
  • Prepares instruments, supplies and equipment to maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for the patient.
  • Incorporates personal integrity and surgical conscience into all aspects of performance.
  • Collaborates with the registered nurse and perioperative team in order to implement the care plan for the patient's procedure.
  • Collaborates in a positive manner with central sterilization staff
  • Ensures environmental safety for patients and personnel by wearing appropriate surgical attire and personal protective equipment, anticipating the needs of the patient and the perioperative team and maintaining aseptic technique.
  • Actively participates in universal protocol and time out processes according to policy.      
  • Initiates proper procedure for sponge, needle and instrument counts.
  • Ensures proper care and handling of specimens.
  • Initiates proper procedure for care and handling of medications on the sterile field.
  • Ensures proper care, labelling and handling of equipment and instrumentation.
  • Holds retractors or instruments, sponges or suctions operative site, cuts suture material, connects drains to suction apparatus and applies dressing material as directed by the surgeon
  • Cleans and prepares instruments for decontamination and sterilization.
  • Assists other members of team with cleaning of surgical suite
  • Assists in prepping room for the next patient
  • Demonstrates proficient computer skills with Meditech and ORM to print preference cards/schedules as needed.
  • Serves as a preceptor/mentor to new operating room staff.
  • Attends staff meetings, inservices and continuing education opportunities to augment learning.
  • Maintains patient's rights to privacy and confidentiality.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Possesses organizational and planning skills.
  • Proficient computer skills – Meditech, ORM
  • Ability to concentrate and prioritize in distracting environment.
  • Ability to work at an efficient and quick pace.
  • Ability to work in surgical services environment.      
  • Graduate of an accredited program for Surgical Technologists.


  • Certified Operating Room Technician.
  • BLS Certification

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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