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Per Diem OR Tech

Per Diem OR Tech
NJ - Elizabeth (07202)

Job Description

This position is responsible for assisting the surgeon on all assigned procedures. Will participate in the on call rotation for weekdays, weekends and holidays. As a team member they will set up rooms for procedures, arrange necessary equipment and mentor new employees as needed.

• An 560 Bed Community Hospital with a 10 Room OR/ASC Suite, • Heavy concentration in Ortho/Spine and Robotic Surgery • JCAHO Total Joint Certification

Job Requirements

Operating Room If hired prior to 12/20/2011 LPN License, Certified Scrub Tech, surgical technology diploma, completion of related technical education course or documented evidence of previous successful employment in similar position. Ability to perform all competencies is required for employment in this position. CPR within 6 months of employment in this position. Effective December 20, 2011, persons working as surgical technologists in New Jersey health care facilities must meet one of the following requirements: (a) have successfully completed a nationally or regionally accredited educational program for surgical technologists; (b) holds and maintain a certified surgical technologist credential administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting or its successor, or other nationally recognized credentialing organization; (c) have completed an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard of the United States or in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps; (d) be employed as a surgical technologist in a health care facility as of December 20, 2011; or (e) be in the service of the federal government, to the extent that individual is performing surgical technology duties related to that service. In addition, effective December 20, 2012, surgical technologists must complete 15 hours of continuing education annually. The law prohibits health care facilities from employing or otherwise contracting with surgical technologists that do not meet one of the requirements listed above if hired on or after 12/20/2011

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