Surgical Tech - Orthopedic (99Jmj06062019sthss)

The Stamford Hospital Stamford , CT 06901

Posted 3 months ago

Hospital for Special Surgery and Stamford Health have entered into a unique collaboration to create the premier center for advanced orthopedics in New England, offering a level of inpatient and ambulatory care unrivaled in the Connecticut area. We are currently seeking experience Surgical techs with Orthopedic scrubbing experience to work in our Inpatient Operating Rooms.

HSS is the world's largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health and ranked the #1 hospital for orthopedics according to U.S News & World Report (2015-16). Through this unique alliance, HSS Orthopedics at Stamford Health will expand access to leading clinicians, as well as best practices and protocols developed by HSS over its 153 years of experience.

We are seeking talented and experienced Surgical Technician/Technologist candidates that have broad knowledge in the area of Orthopedics. This is an amazing opportunity to be a part of a new program in the advancement of patient care. These positions are full time working during day time hours, however schedule flexibility is critical. Selected candidates will be provided a bonus upon hire.

The locations of these positions will be at our ambulatory and main hospital site in Stamford, CT. This is a Full Time(37.5hrs/weekly and 40 hrs/weekly) Day (7am to 3:30-5:30pm) position with weekend(Saturdays) flexibility.

Required Skills

  • Ensures the protection of patient rights to confidentiality, privacy and only discloses information for professional purpose/s

  • Provide a safe patient care experience by verifying patient information, assuring the operative consent, faculty consent, anesthesia consent and additional required information

  • Ensure all equipment and required tools are maintained and well-kept to the highest standards

  • Promote efficiency and safety at all times

  • Accurately handle and identify specimens according to established guidelines

Required Experience

The ideal candidate must have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Certified Surgical Technologist from NBSTSA required

  • Minimum of 2 years of working Surgical Technologist experience required in the area of Orthopedics at a hospital/healthcare setting

  • Maintains current BLS certification required

  • Ability to communicate effectively with operating room staff, patients, their family members and other health care personnel


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Surgical Tech - Orthopedic (99Jmj06062019sthss)

The Stamford Hospital