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Surgical Technologist Instructor

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 32
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 32 hours a week

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.

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.


The surgical technologist instructors are responsible for the education of surgical technology students through didactic instruction, laboratory, and other clinical skills and experience components of the surgical technology program. The instructor’s role is to provide ST students with the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to gain employment as entry-level surgical technologists and become contributing members of the health care team. This will be accomplished by preparing competent graduates in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains and meeting or exceeding the criteria set forth in the current CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Surgical Technology. 


Minimum Requirements


  • Associate’s Degree required
  • Graduate from a CAAHEP accredited surgical technology program.


  • Total of three (3) years of experience, either in the operating room scrub/preceptor role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both, within the past five (5) years.

Licensure, Certification, Registration

  • Possess a current CST credential in the field of surgical technology through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).


Preferred Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree.


  • Total of five (5) years of experience, either in the operating room scrub/preceptor role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both, within the past seven (7) years.


Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements 

  • Demonstrate effective teaching of the ST core courses assigned
  • Demonstrate professionalism in coordinating clinical rotations and effective communication with HHC educators, preceptors, surgeons, surgical  and administrative staff
  • Maintain Knowledge/Strict Adherence to the AST/AORN standards, guidelines, policies and procedures for the CST role/scope of practice by consistently teaching/modeling CSTII/III behaviors.
  • Pursue ongoing formal training designed to increase instructional methodology, maintain and upgrade clinical, instructional and professional capabilities.
  • Ability to adapt J+HHC’s H3W leadership behaviors and model it on a daily basis.

We take great care of careers.

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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