Company Description: Berkshire Health Systems offers individuals the opportunity to work in an environment where they will be challenged, supported, and respected. As the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services, our employees are affiliated with an award winning teaching hospital, dedicated colleagues, and world class technology. The BHS family is proud to deliver the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.
Certified Surgical Tech
To Commensurate With Experience
Graduate of an approved Surgical Technologist program.
-Current A.S.T. certification preferred, or obtained within 1 year.
-Capable of attaining set standards of asepsis and antisepsis.
-Certified in Basic Life Support required.
-Knowledge and application of surgical aseptic technique required.
-Familiarity with basic surgical procedures, instruments, equipment, physiology, microbiology, anatomy and psychological processes.
-Recent experience in Operating Room technology.
-Must possess verbal ability to use and understand medical terminology to fulfill quickly and accurately Surgeon's and Nurse's instructions.
-Ability to anticipate and meet the needs of the Surgical Team required.
-Ability to meet the needs of the patients for safety, comfort and reassurance required.
-Must be willing to function in other capacities needed for the department.
-Capable of rapid and accurate movements of body and hands in response to visual and audio stimuli.
-Endoscopy experience preferred.
-Must be able to speak, comprehend and write the English language.
-Must meet the physical requirements of the position, as outlined in the job description available through the Human Resources department.