Surgical Technologist II

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Short DescriptionThe trained Surgical technician, under the direct supervision of the Registered Professional Nurse and/or physician, is assigned as an assistant to specific service areas in the Surgical Suite.Special RequirementsScheduled Days / Hours: Days with rotation to other shifts as needed by the department. 3-12 hour shifts or 4 ( 10 hr) shifts.Education:Graduate of a nationally or regionally accredited educational program for Surgical Technologists; ORSuccessful completion of 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 Dates Public Health Service Commissioned Corps;OREquivalent experience - this applies to individuals that have been employed (as outlined in the Experience section below) as a Surgical Technologists prior to the effective date of NJSA 26:2H - 12.62 (i.e. 12/11/2011).Experience:Previously employed to practice Surgical Technology in a health care facility on or before the effective date of NJSA 26:2H - 12.62 (12/11/2011);ORCurrently in the service of the federal government, to the extent that the individual is performing surgical technology duties related to that service.1 year of Surgical Technologist experience is preferred.Required License/Certifications/ Registration:Certified Surgical Technologist Credential administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or its successor, or other nationally recognized credentialing organization (e.g. NCCT - National Center for Competency Testing, etc.).Other Qualifications:Must annually complete 15 hours of continuing education to remain qualified to practice as a Surgical Technologist in NJ.

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