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SUNY Upstate Medical University Operating Room Associate in Syracuse, New York

Operating Room Associate

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Employer:State of New York

Payroll Title:TH CTS Operating Room Associate, NSSL2

Bargaining Unit:UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)

Salary:Commensurate with Qualifications

Work type:Full-time


Categories:Allied Health

Job Summary:The Operating Room Associate reports to the Nurse Manager and is responsible for providing expert scrub skills and specialized knowledge of all surgical procedures to include care/use of all equipment and supplies; provides supervision, evaluation, and mentoring of Surgical Technologists; acts as a preceptor for surgical technology students, specialty service orientees and physician staff. The Operating Room Associate presents and participates in educational offerings, nursing committees, staff and team meetings, and collaborates with the Business Office staff, Materials Management staff, and all nursing staff related to the care and preparation of the surgical patient. The Operating Room Associate facilitates meeting and learning needs of all students, orientees and staff, and is expected to plan and implement educational programs on the care and use of the new equipment, instrumentation, and supplies. In collaboration with the Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager, Clinical Leader and other staff, the Operating Room Associate participates in the monitoring of patient care to achieve high-quality patient outcomes.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of nationally accredited surgical technologist education program or completion of an appropriate training program in surgical technology in the United States Armed Forces or Public Health Services Commissioned Corps AND current surgical technologist certification by a nationally accredited surgical technologist credentialing organization AND a minimum of 5 years experience as a Surgical Technologist in acute care hospital required. Demonstrated ability to scrub for all required surgical procedures required. Must be able to scrub independently as part of the heart team.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in an academic level 1 trauma setting preferred

Work Days:

Days, with on call responsibilities on a rotating schedule for holidays and weekends

Message to Applicants:

Recruitment Office:Human Resources

Executive Order:Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

Advertised:Apr 06 2021Eastern Daylight Time

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