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Company: MedStar Medical Group
Location: Baltimore, MD
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Not specified

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General Summary of Position
Job Summary: 
MedStar Health is looking for a Surgical Technologist II to join our team! We are looking for competency in case procedure, prepaation, and completion in all services, as well as expertise in at least one specialty surgical service. 
As a Surgical Technologist II, you will perform a variety of technical duties to assist with surgery. Provides expert services in at least one specialty area. Assists with precepting of staff and students. 
Join one of the largest healthcare systems in the Baltimore-Washington metro region, also recognized as one of the "Healthiest Maryland Businesses". Apply today and learn how MedStar Health can be your next great career move! 
 
Primary Duties: 
Anticipates sequential needs of the surgeon/physician during the procedure. Assists with case preparation, following preference card guidelines. Collaborates with Resource Nurse and Perioperative Educator on the development and provision of competency- based orientation. Precepts staff and students. 
Ensures that equipment is functioning properly. Immediately identifies and troubleshoots equipment problems within specialty area and/or notifies appropriate personnel. Functions as a technical resource person by providing information relating to instruments and equipment and assists in planning and maintenance of the equipment, particularly in area of expertise.  
Functions as assistant during procedures performing specified activities under the direct supervision of the surgeon/physician. Identifies and handles specimens appropriately. In conjunction with other team members, may provide one in-service per year in a related specialty area. 
Maintains aseptic techniques; actively monitors situations that could lead to breaches in aseptic technique. Participates in meetings and on committees and represents the department and hospital in community outreach efforts as required. Serves as a contributing member on unit-based committees. 
Performs indirect patient care activities such as patient transportation as needed. Provides comfort and support for patients by demonstrating sensitivity to patient's care and privacy. Responds to questions from patients, families, and significant others in a prompt, courteous, positive, and knowledgeable manner and/or refers to appropriate personnel. 

Qualifications:  
High School Diploma or GED. 
Graduation from a school of surgical technology or hospital-based program. 
1-2 years Surgical technologist experience. 
BLS (Basic Life Support). 
Maintain 6 Continuing Education Credits per year. 
CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) certification preferred. 


Why MedStar Health?
At MedStar Health, we understand that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. We work hard to foster an inclusive and positive environment where our associates feel valued, connected, and empowered. We live up to this promise through:

  • Strong emphasis on teamwork - our associates feel connected to each other and our mission as an organization. In return, our effective team environment generates positive patient outcomes and high associate satisfaction ratings that exceed the national benchmark.
  • Strategic focus on equity, inclusion, & diversity - we are committed to equity for all people and communities. We continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where people feel a sense of belonging and the ability to contribute to equitable care delivery and improved community health outcomes at all levels of the organization.
  • Comprehensive total rewards package - including competitive pay, generous paid time off, great health and wellness benefits, retirement savings, education assistance, and so much more.
  • More career opportunities closer to home - as the largest healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. region, there are countless opportunities to grow your career and fulfill your aspirations.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. Our team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. It's how we treat people.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.


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