Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)- ASC
Virtua Center for Surgery

Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)- ASC Sewell, NJ

Full Time Sewell, NJ 20.56 - 22.04 USD Today
Job description

Surgical Technologist scrubs for surgical procedures and demonstrates competence while functioning as a member of the surgical team; this individual also prepares and maintains supplies, instruments and equipment related to these procedures. Supports the philosophy, objectives and goals of the Surgery Center. Ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facility administrative procedures. Participates in various quality activities as appropriate and as directed by the Operating Room Charge Nurse, Director of Nursing, Medical Director and/or the Quality Committee(s).

MISSION/VISION STATEMENT: To deliver superior healthcare services through sustained partnerships; our vision is to be the worldwide leader in providing premier, customer-centric healthcare services and solutions; consistently exceeding our customer’s expectations, attracting and retaining the best employees, providing a strong value proposition to our partners and executing our business strategy; we will shape our destiny and ensure the long-term growth, profitability and sustainability of our company.


General Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs surgical team functions under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Prepares and maintains supplies, instruments, equipment and rooms for surgical procedures.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs specified functions to meet the requirements of each approved procedure.

Assembles supplies and equipment for scheduled procedures according to physicians’ preference cards.

q Inspects equipment for proper working condition.

Follows principles of aseptic technique and prescribed operating/procedure room procedures.

Adheres to aseptic technique when opening sterile packages and preparing for the procedure.

Arranges instruments according to given procedure.

Confirms that instruments work properly.

Maintains availability of instruments and supplies to avoid delays.

Reports observed or suspected breaks in sterile technique and takes action according to policy.

Correctly uses, cares for, cleans, and sterilizes instruments, supplies, and equipment as directed.

Handles equipment and instruments correctly to provide appropriate availability and safety.

Assists in maintaining adequate supplies in the operating room for immediate access during procedure.

Assists in storing and stocking supplies as directed.

Maintains and updates instrument cards and surgeons’ preference cards.

Responds in a timely manner to meet the needs of the patient and physician.

Documents patient care records and other forms according to facility policies and procedures.

Accurately advises others responsible for care of the patient about the patient’s status.

Recognizes safety hazards and initiates appropriate corrective and/or preventive measures.

Maintains confidentiality of patient and organization related information.

Supports the Surgery Center environment by acknowledging the presence and dignity of all with whom he/she communicates.

Interacts with diverse populations who may be under considerable situational stress.

Participates in and supports the Continuous Quality Improvement Program.

Participates in task forces and committees as assigned.

Demonstrates willingness to learn and accept changes.

Adheres to standard universal precautions.


Education - Required:

High school graduate or equivalent

Completion of an appropriate technician program or previous technician experience of at least two years

Must be current in BCLS

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $1.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Ob/Gyn
  • Orthopedics
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgery
  • Urology


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)- ASC
Virtua Center for Surgery

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