Certified Surgical Tech at Johns Hopkins University

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Job Description:

Requisition #:618901
Location:Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, MD 21044
Category:Nursing Support/Patient Care
Schedule:Day Shift

Certified- Surgical Technician

Join an amazing global healthcare organization!

Excellent compensation package!

Awesome benefits, including dependent tuition reimbursement!


Howard County General Hospital

5755 Cedar Lane

Columbia, MD 21044


Full Time (40 hours)

Day Shift; 6:30AM - 3:00PM

OnCall and Weekend work required

Position Summary:

The Surgical Technician - Certified, under the supervision of an RN, provides technical support to the Operating Room team including anticipating surgeons' instrumentation and equipment needs, set-up and take-down of operating rooms and equipment, restocking of supplies stored in hub, and instrument maintenance.


High school graduate or equivalency.


Certified by the Association of Surgical Technologists, The National Board of Surgical Technology, the Surgical Assisting Liaison Council Certificate of Surgical Technology or the National Center for Competency Testing is required. BLS card is required from the American Heart Association.

Required Work Experience:

Completion of a Surgical Technologist training program including clinical experience.

Six months or greater of recent Operating Room experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Requires reading to understand or verify accuracy (e.g., check spelling, grammar, simple editing, etc.).
  • Requires writing to record basic information (e.g., filling out forms, taking messages, etc.).
  • Requires use of basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).
  • Employee demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her unit as indicated by the following:
  • Demonstrates ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs.
  • Identifies the physical, motor, sensory, cognitive, and psychosocial characteristics for age group(s) served.
  • Demonstrates age-appropriate communication skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide the care needed as described in the job description and the department's scope of service for the patient groups under his/her care.
  • Age group(s) served will be one or more of the following: Infant (Birth to 12 months), Child (13 months to 12 years), Adolescent (13 years to 17 years), Adult (18 years to 69 years) or Geriatric (70 years and older).
  • Prepares the equipment and instrumentation needed for each OR case. Properly transports maintain and stores instruments and equipment.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts — including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

To apply, visit https://jobs.hopkinsmedicine.org/job/certified-surgical-tech-nursing-support-patient-care-us-md-columbia-howard-cou-618901-00bf5/

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