Mount Sinai Careers

Surgical Technician MSQ

Astoria, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science.  Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
 
Roles & Responsibilities:
Surgical Technician is an individual with knowledge and expertise in operating room technology, who is responsible for assisting in the performance of routine and delegated functions under the direct supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse.  Performs scrubs and sterile instrument duties per established guidelines.
 
  • Set up sterile instrument table and prepare supplies according to type of operation 
  • Maintain and monitor aseptic technique at all times and institute corrective measures in the event of contamination 
  • Assist in care, handling and disposition of specimen according to policy 
  • Assist in moving patient using Perioperative Services approved transfer Service 
  • Assist Registered Professional Nurse in performing circulating functions according to established guidelines. 
  • Assist in transportation of patients to and from the surgical site as directed 
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned
Requirements:
Credential: Certification in Operating Room Technology
 
Education:  High School diploma required.  Courses in operating room technology, science, biology and chemistry preferred.
Experience: Prefer experience in operating room setting     
 
Strength Through Diversity
 
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 
 
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 
 
Who We Are 

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
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