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Perioperative Technician -OR General Surgery

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New Britain General


New Britain, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 11am - 7:30 pm, Mon- Fri, with rotating weekend and holiday obligation from 7a - 3pm

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.

Job Description:

Perioperative Technician provides clinical support services to patients by maintaining assigned patient care areas in a clean, safe, therapeutic and customer-oriented manner. Performs duties and responsibilities under the direct operational supervision of a Registered Nurse, Perioperative Supervisor and Clinical Manager of Perioperative Services.

• Prepares OR's for scheduled and unscheduled procedures as needed.
• Assembles and provides necessary equipment for each procedure.
• Safely handles/disposes of hazardous materials and sharps containers.
• Transfers patients safely as required
• Turning and positioning patients during surgical procedures.
• Transports and protects patients- specimens to laboratory.
• Retrieves needed equipment from other patient care areas.
• Participates in room set-up for cases
• Cleans/disinfects OR rooms.
• Participates in room set-up between cases
• Handles/protects patients- belongings according to hospital policy and procedure.
• Restocks shelves with supplies from Central Stores or SPD.
• Maintains OR equipment storage room
Restocks patient supplies and cleaning supplies as needed.
Other duties as assigned.


Education Qualifications:
• High school diploma (equivalent).

Preferred Qualifications:
• Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification, or two (2) years experience in a direct patient care/nursing support role

Critical Success Factors:
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Effective verbal and written communication skills.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.



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