Certified Surgical Tech W - E in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
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Portsmouth Regional Hospital

Certified Surgical Tech W - E

Portsmouth, NH, United States
Full-time • Days > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Nursing Support   Job ID: 96194
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***For a limited time we are offering a sign-on bonus of up to $5,000 for eligible new hires***

Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

Portsmouth Regional is a 209-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and is part of HCA, the nation’s largest provider of healthcare services. Portsmouth Regional Hospital serves the seacoast region’s residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts and is one of the area’s largest employers. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction. Recently, we were named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Joint Replacements through a National Study by Healthgrades. Most recently, we received the Leapfrog ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade.

Not only do our patients come first, but our employees do too! We provide a total compensation package to make sure your needs are met. Choose the medical coverage package that best suits you.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health & Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

 HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Certified Surgical Tech to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!


Specifics of the shifts:  The weekend shift is for consistent weekend coverage at a higher rate of pay.  The individuals will work both Saturday & Sunday Days 7A-7P and pick up an additional 8-hour shift during the week.  There is no obligation for call with these shifts.  When the individual works the 8-hour shift during the week, they will still receive the higher rate of pay as they do with the weekend hours.


Provides technical assistance to physician/registered nurse in surgical procedures related to the operation of the Surgical and Minor Surgical Suite.

Position Responsibilities: 

Works collaboratively with Registered Nurse to prepare patients for surgical procedures to include all specialties, as appropriate, such as Cardiothoracic, Neurology, OB-GYN, ENT, Oral, Plastics, Orthopedics, General-Vascular, Ophthalmology and GU as well as the minor surgical suite.  The Surgical Technologist scrubs for the surgical procedures and performs a variety of other duties related to the preparation and maintenance of the operating room environment.  Maintains inventory of necessary equipment and supplies, orders supplies and restocks work area as assigned, assuring the availability of needed supplies.


CVOR:  Works under the supervision of Anesthesia personnel to prepare for the anesthetic needs of patients within the specific surgical specialty of Cardiothoracic Surgical Intervention and as needed demonstrates the ability to assist within the other surgical specialties.  Prepares the anesthesia supplies/equipment relevant to the surgical procedures and performs a variety of other duties related to the preparation and maintenance of anesthesia equipment/supplies as directed by the anesthesiologists/CRNA’s.  This would include assisting anesthesia personnel as directed with invasive line placement, epidurals, spinals, IV’s, A-lines, Swan-Lines, intubations and other anesthesia techniques.  Maintains inventory of necessary anesthesia equipment/supplies and performs restocking of anesthesia workroom, anesthesia carts and other anesthesia related areas.



  1. Demonstrates sound knowledge of surgical techniques, both routine and specialized, and performs in a professional manner.  Applies this knowledge appropriately to develop and improve skills in assisting the surgeon and in the organization of work utilizing economy in time, motion and materials. 
  2. Demonstrates competency with aseptic technique during surgery.
  3. Demonstrates ability to use all equipment and supplies necessary for surgical procedures.
  4. Develops and demonstrates initiative in order to inquire and explore new surgical procedures and subject relating to the operating room and to the surgical patient. 
  5. Differentiates sterilization methods for special equipment and instruments necessary for specific surgical procedures.
  6. Demonstrates ability to retract, suction, irrigate, apply pressure and assist in homeostasis by use of assorted sponges in the surgical field under the direction of the surgeon.
  7. Performs co-circulating role with appropriate credentialing.
  8. Demonstrates self-direction above and beyond daily assignments and actively offers assistance to colleagues both within the main OR’s, cardiac OR’s and cardiac cath lab.


1 to 3 years of experience as a surgical technician required



Surgical Tech Certification required

BLS within 30 days of hire


If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified, you will hear from one of our Practice Managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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