Travel Surgical Tech - $1,980 per week

Greenstaff Medical US
13 weeks
4x10 hr days

Estimated Pay Package:

Includes both taxable pay and non-taxable stipends

Job Details

Greenstaff Medical US is seeking an experienced Surgical Tech for an exciting Travel Allied job in Schenectady, NY.

Discipline: Surgical Tech
Shift: 4x10 hr days
Start: ASAP (may be flexible)
Hours: 40/week
Type: Travel
Duration: 13 weeks

Travel Surgical Tech job duties

While job duties may vary depending on the facility you work with, here are some common Travel Surgical Tech responsibilities:

  • Prepare the operating room by sterilizing and arranging surgical instruments, equipment, and supplies according to the surgical procedure's requirements.
  • Assist in preparing patients for surgery by washing, shaving, and disinfecting incision sites, and transporting them to the operating room.
  • Ensure a sterile environment by adhering to strict infection control protocols and maintaining sterile fields during surgical procedures.
  • Hand instruments and supplies to surgeons and surgical assistants during procedures, anticipating their needs to ensure smooth operation flow.
  • Operate and maintain surgical equipment, such as suction machines, diagnostic devices, and sterilizers, ensuring they function correctly during procedures.
  • Monitor patients' vital signs and overall condition during surgery, reporting any changes to the surgical team promptly.
  • Count sponges, needles, and instruments before and after the surgery to ensure no items are left inside the patient.
  • Assist in the application of dressings, bandages, and other post-operative care items to surgical sites as directed by the surgical team.
  • Document surgical procedures, patient information, and any complications accurately and promptly in electronic health records.
  • Collaborate with surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to ensure comprehensive patient care before, during, and after surgery.
  • Clean and sterilize surgical instruments and equipment after procedures, ensuring they are ready for future use.
  • Educate patients and their families on pre-operative and post-operative care instructions, answering any questions and providing emotional support.
  • Participate in continuing education and professional development to stay current with advancements in surgical technology and practices.
  • Ensure compliance with healthcare regulations, policies, and ethical standards in all aspects of surgical practice.
  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of the operating room, including inventory management and ordering supplies as needed.

About Greenstaff Medical US

At Greenstaff Medical, we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of healthcare staffing solutions, with an esteemed track record that extends over six fruitful years. Our expertise lies in forging connections between healthcare facilities across the United States and an elite cadre of healthcare professionals, ensuring that the evolving needs of the healthcare sector are met with precision and professionalism. With a robust network comprising over 150,000 qualified healthcare providers, we are uniquely positioned to address the contingent workforce challenges faced by today's healthcare industry.

Central to our suite of specialized services is our unwavering commitment to International Recruitment and Locum Tenens, through which we channel our efforts to bridge the gap between demand for exceptional healthcare talent and the supply of highly skilled professionals from around the globe and within the country. This dual focus allows us to cater to a spectrum of staffing needs, from temporary placements for physicians and advanced practice providers through our Locum Tenens program to facilitating the seamless integration of international nursing and medical laboratory talent into the U.S. healthcare system.

Our International Recruitment initiative stands as a testament to our dedication to the global healthcare community. By implementing a comprehensive approach that encompasses immigration assistance, community integration, and ongoing support, we ensure that internationally qualified healthcare professionals are not only placed in roles that match their expertise but are also given the tools to thrive in their new environments. Whether it's through the International Nursing Program or the H1B Employment Program for Medical Laboratory Scientists, we open doors for F1 students, TN visa holders, EB3 candidates, and H1B visa seekers, guiding them every step of the way towards fulfilling careers in healthcare.

Furthermore, Greenstaff Medical extends its capabilities beyond the confines of international recruitment and locum tenens, offering a suite of services designed to meet every conceivable staffing requirement. Our Travel Nursing and Healthcare services leverage a nationwide network to deploy experienced nurses and healthcare professionals across the country, ensuring that quality care is delivered irrespective of location. Similarly, our Per Diem staffing solutions offer unparalleled flexibility, providing healthcare facilities with the ability to manage patient volume surges and specific staffing needs effectively. Additionally, our Allied Health Recruitment program encompasses a wide range of specialized fields, from Radiology to Surgical services, empowering healthcare facilities to offer comprehensive care.

Choosing Greenstaff Medical means partnering with a leader in healthcare staffing, one that is not only equipped with a robust contract management system and an agile team ready to mobilize at a moment's notice but is also deeply committed to the long-term development and integration of healthcare professionals into your team. It's a choice that signifies a commitment to excellence, to the advancement of patient care, and to the cultivation of a healthcare workforce that is second to none.

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