Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
Department: Operating Room
Schedule: Full-time 30+ hours
For more than 100 years, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has honored our mission: to improve, maintain, and preserve the overall health and well-being of individuals living in the greater Nashua area by providing information, education, and access to exceptional health and medical care services.
We have literally been at the heart of better health for Greater Nashua. Our main downtown campus, a familiar landmark for generations, has grown along with the Gate City. Today, The Medical Center and our affiliated doctors and services extend across much of southern New Hampshire. Along with our growth has been the opportunity for many to build and enhance their careers within our organization. We encourage the professional and personal development of our employees and are proud of the workplace culture we have developed.
At Southern New Hampshire Health, we believe in the little moments and the power of small gestures. It is our desire to make every patient, family or visitor interaction meaningful. You'll see some of these wonderful moments in our new video “We believe in the little moments…”
As a member of the Surgical Services team, the Surgical Technologist identifies and prepares sterile instrumentation and equipment for surgical procedures. This role assists the surgical team with the verification process, intra-operative procedures, and case closure protocol. Depending on situations that arise in this area must respond appropriately to emergency situations. The Surgical Technologist works under the direction of the Circulator. MINIMAL CALL RESPONSIBILITIES – ONLY 10 WEEKENDS PER YEAR!
· Completion of an accredited surgical technologist program.
· NH Medical Technologist Registration required (unless other current NH state license is held). Certification as a Surgical Technologist preferred.
· Frequent use of fine motor and sensory skills.
· Ability to complete the following competencies:
Within 30 days:
o Basic Life Support
Within 90 days:
o Use of preference cards
o Instrument preparation
o Maintenance of sterile field
o Surgical briefings and time-outs
o Instrument safe handling
o Surgical counts
o Instrument inventory and decontamination
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.