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Certified Surgical Technologist - Certified Surgical Tech Job in PALO ALTO, CA

  • Bonus

    Yes
  • Shift

    AM
  • Compact State

    No
  • Walk Through State

    No
  • Profession:

    CST
  • Specialty:

    Certified Surgical Tech
    • Location:

      PALO ALTO, CA
  • Start date:

    03-11-2019
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    51115

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Certified Surgical Technician/CST Travel Job

The Certified Surgical Technician/ CST plays an essential role in the surgical setting, preparing both the patient and the operating room for surgeries.

Certified Surgical Technician/ CST Responsibilities:

  • The CST prepares both the patient and the operating room for surgeries
  • CST’s set the stage for an operation and advocate for the patients’ safety and comfort
  • Provide emotional support to patients before their surgery
  • Certified Surgical Techs sterilize the equipment and tools that they handle and pass to surgeons during surgery
  • Must maintain a sterile area at all times
  • Help other team members into sterile gloves and gowns and monitor them throughout surgery to be sure they follow aseptic technique
  • Assist the surgical team by holding organs in place or using retractors during the surgery
  • Anticipate a surgeon’s needs, working efficiently to provide prompt access to sterile items
  • Once surgery is complete, help dress the wound and transfer patients to recovery rooms
  • The Certified Surgical Tech performs other position related duties as assigned

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a nurse for this position and earn up to $1500 referral bonus when he/she completes a minimum of 8-week assignment. Refer a nurse for a PRN position, and earn $250 once he/she completes three shifts.
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS

This 361-bed facility is located in Stanford, California and is the only network in the Bay Area exclusively dedicated to obstetric and pediatric care. This hospital has been dedicated to providing excellent care to everyone within the Bay Area since 1991. The vision of this hospital is to heal humanity through science and compassion, one child and family at a time. This facilities' medical services include cardiology, neonatology, brain and behavior services, dialysis, and many more. This hospital is nationally ranked and internationally recognized as being one of the best pediatric and obstetrics facilities.
 
Stanford is located in the Santa Clara County in California and is only 35 miles away from San Francisco. This city is most well known for being home to Stanford University, a private and prestigious research university. Although this town is known for its academic excellence, and proximity to Silicon Valley, there are many other adventures that await. Spend your day off wandering down University Ave and explore the 7-block strip known as one of the best and busiest shopping locations on the peninsula. Be sure to check out the landmark Stanford Dish radio telescope, discover the Cantor Arts Center, or take a tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hanna House.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a CST, at GIFTED? We do!

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