Surgical Technician-Periop

Capital Health Pennington , NJ 08534

Posted 1 week ago


Position #: 10422


  • Anticipates the needs of the surgeon, which includes passing instruments, sutures and other items appropriate to the procedure. Assists the surgeon by retracting tissue, holding instrumentation to provide exposure and cutting suture under the direct supervision of the surgeon.

  • Establishes and maintains an organized sterile field. Selects proper sterilization methods for instruments and equipment: sterilizes prior to procedure, and verifies instruments are sterile.

  • Adheres to policies and procedures in aseptic techniques. Takes corrective action when any unsafe practice, conditions or break in aseptic technique observed and reports information to the circulating nurse.

  • Assists with pulling cases and checks case cart for completeness, obtains supplies and equipment and determines them to be in good working order before a case begins.

  • Prepares the operating room by opening sterile supplies, instruments and sutures based on scheduled procedure and surgeon preference card.

  • Follows policies for scrubbing, gowning, gloving, setting up back table, draping and counting with the circulating nurse.

  • Performs scrub assistance for all procedures.

  • Assists the circulating nurse with implementing a plan of care to include positioning, confirmation of operative site, updating physician preference cards, care of specimens, and room turnover.

  • Accounts for instruments, trays, implants, before during and after the case. Begins Sterilizing process while in the surgical suite by counting for completeness of tray, initiating cleansing/sterilizing process.

  • Has access to supplies in medication storage areas, including needles and syringes.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Completion/Graduate of a New Jersey approved/accredited program for surgical technicians.

  • One year of work experience in healthcare surgical services preferred; Specialty surgical services may require specific training, experience, knowledge, and skills.

  • Certification from Nationally recognized body for Surgical Technician preferred.

  • Frequent physical demands include: Standing , Walking , Carry objects , Push/Pull , Twisting , Bending , Reaching forward , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motor activities , Talk or Hear

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Lab Services GXP Media Prep Technician

Jones Lange Lasalle Inc.

Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 3/18/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-06-16T00:00 LAB SERVICES (GXP) MEDIA PREP TECHNICIAN Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a life science, biology, chemistry, or work experience equivalent. Proficiency in the use of computer programs/systems is essential. Proficiency in mathematical calculations for formulation. Working Conditions:The position may require the employee to work with chemical and biological agents that may be hazardous to health if mishandled (including agents which may potentially affect reproductive health and/or development of the fetus). Employees will be required to follow all safety procedures and use personal protective clothing/equipment as provided by the company where specified. Physical Requirements: Must be able to adequately perform required job functions. This includes being able to lift, bend and move in such a way as to perform job tasks in a safe and approved manner. Must be able to operate required equipment required by this position in a safe and approved manner. Job Functions: Work schedules provided to the Lab Services Technicians subject to change by operations management. Both written procedures and verbal instructions will be executed with strict attention to safety and quality. Accurate and timely execution of activities and results are a requirement. Strict adherence to federal, state and local regulations is required. Collaborative work with other employees is a necessity to achieve departmental and company goals. Work will require working in laboratory areas using established procedures. The Media Prep Technician performs various laboratory service support functions as directed including responsibility for chemical and biological media orders in their entirety (i.e. calculations, documentation, autoclaving, labeling and delivery of sensitive formulations critical to experiments conducted by the research staff). Media Prep Technician sterilizes glassware, media containers, bioreactors, clothing, and other materials required for sterile operations. Fulfills buffer/media orders, requests waste removal, maintains supply inventory for reordering, and performs other miscellaneous value added services as identified. Neutralizes bioreactors, disassemble for cleaning, and reassembly for use. Demonstrates proficiency and is fully trained and tested in all SOPs. Communicate with supervisor regarding supply stock, material needs, software upgrades, calibrations, deviations, scheduling, etc. Comply with all regulations, Lean 6S, and GXP documentation while performing services in applicable areas. Assist in other lab services operations as directed or needed.Must possess a valid NJ driver's license and complete appropriate training based on vehicles utilized where applicable. _.. Skills: Must have adequate skills to perform required job functions with minimal supervision.Must have demonstrated experience in a safe, team-based, high-performance, quality-driven environment.Prior knowledge and experience in a regulated GXP environment such as the pharmaceutical, medical device, or other life science industry preferred. JLL Privacy Statement When you visit JLL websites, JLL may collect information related to those visits, without you actively sending that information. This information may include, for example, the internet browser you are using, your access device's operating system, the language in which that system presents information to you, your IP (Internet Protocol) address, the web search that took you to the JLL website, the web pages and advertisements displayed to you, and the links you click on. For additional details please see JLL's Global Privacy Statement or our career site pages for each country. For employees in the United States, please view our Equal Opportunity and Information Security disclaimers here. Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. Pennington NJ

Surgical Technician-Periop

Capital Health