United Health Services in Upstate New York is hiring full-time Surgical Technologists (OR Techs) to join our Operating Room teams at Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City, New York and Binghamton General Hospital in Binghamton, New York. Our hospitals, one of which is a Level II Trauma Center, are known for orthopedic, cardiac, and neurologic surgeries, among other types of procedures.
At United Health Services, you’ll join a healthcare system of 6,300+ employees and providers. We’re proud to continually invest in our workforce with excellent benefits and opportunities for career advancement.
Up to a $15,000 sign-on bonus for candidates with 1+ years of experience
Tuition forgiveness of up to $12,500 for new graduates or early-career candidates
Relocation assistance to move to the Greater Binghamton, NY area
Local market competitive wage of $22.92-$32.09/hour depending on experience
Surgical Technologist Position Overview
Under general direction, the Surgical Technologist assist surgical teams in the operating room. You will works to ensure rooms are well-prepared and sterile and that surgery logistics run smoothly. The successful candidate will work closely with surgeons, RNs, anesthesiologists, and other staff members as you help prepare medication, assist in retracting tissues from the patient, pass surgical tools, and prepare rooms for cases.
Follow Infection Control policies and procedures and demonstrate expertise in surgical scrub technique
Assist surgeons when needed by gowning, gloving, draping, and passing instruments and other items during procedures, anticipating the surgeon’s need for instruments, sutures, and equipment
Maintain an organized operative field at all times by keeping instruments clean and in their proper place and keeping an accurate sponge, tape, needle, dissector, and instrument count
Prepare for cases by assembling supplies and equipment in accordance with operating standards and identify conflicts or problems
Provide a sage surgical environment for the patient and display knowledge of potential hazards (equipment, chemical, or gasses) within the Operating Room
Expedite the effective and efficient turnover of the OR between cases
Demonstrate commitment to United Health Services’ organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation
Completion of a nationally accredited (CAAHEP or ABHES) Surgical Technology program (certificate or degree) and a Certified Surgical Technologist credential administered by a nationally accredited surgical technology credentialing organization; or
Completion of a surgical technology training program for the United States Armed Forces or Public Health Commissioned Corps; or
Experience as a Surgical Technologist in a healthcare facility for at least one cumulative year between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2014
CPR certification within three months of hire
Preferred: Previous Operating Room or Surgical Technology experience
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance
403(b) retirement plan with company match model
Immediate accrual of paid time off
Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts
Education incentive programs to advance your career in nursing or allied health fields
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with mental health counseling and concierge services
Leadership and employee development programming
About United Health Services
United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, 22 primary care offices, and various specialty care offices in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.
United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.
About New York’s Southern Tier
As an employee of United Health Services, you’ll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We’re a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.
United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.
United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.