SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST II

Location US-NJ-Voorhees
Job ID
64812
Category
Technician
Shift
1
Type
Full Time
Department Name
Surgery Center

About Us

At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.

 

Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey.

Short Description

The trained Surgical technologist, 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.

Experience Required

  • Graduate of a nationally or regionally accredited educational program for Surgical Technologists; in conjunction with Certified Surgical Technologist Credentials administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or its successor, or other nationally recognized credentialing organization
    OR
  • 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);
    OR
  • Currently 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.

Education Requirements

  • Graduate of a nationally or regionally accredited educational program for Surgical Technologists
  • OR Successful 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
  • OR Equivalent 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)

Special Requirements

  • Must annually complete 15 hours of continuing education to remain qualified to practice as a Surgical Technologist in NJ.

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