Surgical Technician / Tissue Processing Technician

Dorchester, Massachusetts

Category: Allied

Travel

Job ID: 794401

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2253 / Week

Posted Date: 6/10/2024

Dorchester, Massachusetts

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $2253 / Week

Job ID: 794401

Posted Date: 6/10/2024

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The Surgical Technician/Tissue Processing Technician isresponsible for the sterilization of surgical equipment, arrange surgicalequipment and adjust medical tools to ensure that the surgical devices arefunctioning properly.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Places equipment and supplies in operating room and arrangesinstruments, according to instructions
  • Assists team members to place and position patient on table
  • Scrubs arms and hands and dons gown and gloves
  • Aids team to don gowns and gloves
  • Maintains supply of fluids, such as plasma, saline, blood,and glucose for use during operation
  • Hands instruments and supplies to surgeon, holds retractors,cuts sutures, and performs other tasks as directed by the surgeon duringoperation.
  • Puts dressings on patient following surgery
  • Counts sponges, needles, and instruments before and afteroperation
  • Washes and sterilizes equipment, using germicides andsterilizers
  • Cleans operating room
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • Surgical Technologist certification as applicable per stateand/or client requirement
  • One year experience as a Surgical Technician preferred(Tissue Processing Technologist – only) 
  • Degree in biology related field which includes a degree /certification as a Surgical Technologist preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age  
4×10: All weekday shifts will be 7a with the exception of Wednesdays 9a starts. Typical schedules for 4×10 are currently 7a-530p M, T, TH, F and 9a-730p on Wednesdays. Weekend day shifts are always 12 hrs 7a-730p. Includes 2 call shifts per 4 week period. Includes weekends, rotation to two weeks of nights per 13-week contract. 4×12: 48 hour rotational shifts. Weekend day shifts are always 12 hrs 7a-730p. All weekday shifts will be 7a with the exception of Wednesdays 9a starts. Typical schedules for 48 hrs are currently 7a-730p (combination of M, T, TH, F) and 9a-9:30p on Wednesdays. Includes 2 call shifts per 4 week period. Includes weekends, rotation to two weeks of nights per 13-week contract.

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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