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Surgical Technologist - Gastro

Location: Danbury, Connecticut US


Requisition Number: 15223

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External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York 


To perform scrub duties and assist in the nursing care of the surgical patient before, during and after the surgical procedure.


  • Provides a safe, efficient, and supportive environment for the surgical patient.
  • Applies the principles of asepsis in a knowledgeable manner to provide optimum patient care. This includes respect of the patient's right to privacy, dignity, and confidentiality.
  • Prepares and know the specific uses of all equipment & supplies used for the surgical procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of the step by step progress of the specific surgical procedures & displays dexterity in the use of the required instrumentation.
  • Anticipates the needs of the surgeon in order to expedite the procedure, thus minimizing the patient's exposure to surgical and anesthesia stress.
  • Develops and improves skills in the organization of work & assisting the surgeon in learning to use economy in time, motion, & materials.
  • Identifies emergency situations and uses judgement in instituting established procedures to respond to emergencies in a calm and efficient manner.
  • Completes a minimum of 10 hours of continuing education per year and maintains certification. Completes preceptor training and demonstrates the ability to perform one-on-one instruction for all students & staff learning the scrub role.
  • Participates in providing in-servicing to other staff relative to role as a surgical technologist.
  • Functions efficiently and in a professional manner in all aspects of surgical care, during both routine & special duties, recognizing the importance of teamwork, consideration, & cooperation.


  • HS graduate or Equivalent
  • Association of Surgical Technologists
  • Required: Surgical Technologist Certification
  • Minimum Experience: one year

 Location: New Milford-21 Elm St

Work Type: Part-Time

Work Schedule: Day 

Work Shift: M-F variable 8 hour shifts between 7-4:30

Pay range: $27 - $50 hourly depending on experience



City: Danbury

State: Connecticut

Community / Marketing Title: Surgical Technologist - Gastro

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Danbury, Connecticut US

Job Number: 55299