Certified Surgical Technologist

Surgical Care Affiliates

Posted Under: Hamden, Connecticut jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 06518
Posted On: 2019-01-12


SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

Facility Description:

Greater New Haven ASC, LLC (d/b/a North East Alliance Surgery Center) is a soon to open State of the Art outpatient surgical facility located in Hamden Connecticut. The center consists of four operating suites specializing in Ophthalmology, Podiatry, Spine, Pain Management and Orthopedic outpatient procedures. The facility is conveniently located minutes to the Merritt Parkway (Route 15) and Interstate 91.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) is responsible for the provision of patient care to meet identified patient outcomes, and to achieve the goals of the facility as directed by the Registered Nurse. The CST performs duties according to scope of practice designated by the facility position description, role and responsibilities and according to the surgical technologist professional organization and certification board.

Key Responsibilities:

Ability to correlate clinical data with patient's care under the direction of the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse.
Delivers safe patient care as directed by the Registered Nurse and according to facility policy and procedure
Demonstrates ability to meet patients and family's learning needs as identified in the plan of care under the direction of the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse
Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position.
Functions as a certified scrub technician in the operating room/ procedure room under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
Utilizes time effectively.
Follows established facility policies and procedures with regard to attendance
Completes all documentation to ensure the availability of accurate and up to date information in accordance with established standards
Adheres to established facility safety requirements and procedures to ensure a safe working environment
Assists with housekeeping tasks as necessary to provide a safe environment for patients, teammates, physicians, guests.
Performs all other duties as assigned by management
Interacts with all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees in a mature, responsible manner to ensure a positive and professional environment


Graduate of a recognized and accredited Operating Room Technician Program.
Prior documented 3 years experience as an ORT preferred.
Current Surgical Technologist certification preferred.
Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification.

As a representative of Surgical Care Affiliates, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct effect on the Facility's image and perceptions of quality service. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliating schools, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork, which is congruent with Facility standards and guidelines to promote positive relations.

Please send resumes to daniel.coraluzzi@scasurgery.com


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