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Surgical Technologist

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Local Title: Surgical Technologist
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Clinical Technical Services Operating Room Associate
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Clinical, Patient Care


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Perioperative Services at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Surgical Technologist / TH CTS Operating Room Associate. The successful candidate will:

  • Function in the capacity of a surgical technologist and assist with all surgical procedures.
  • Participate in the provision, monitoring and evaluation of care given to patients including, patient care, quality improvement, evaluation of technical competency of staff, evaluation of new products and equipment, and evaluation of instrument sterilization and maintenance. 
  • Be responsible of the aftercare of the equipment and supplies.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the surgical team assisting in the identification, provision and support with learning needs of the staff, to achieve optimal patient outcome. 
  • Function as a preceptor for operating room staff and students in the scrub role. 
  • Transport patients to and from the operating room.

Required Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist or related training program;
    • OR 2-years of full-time Operating Room Surgical Technologist experience.
  • Certification as Surgical Technologist within 1-year of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday; 7:00am to 3:30pm

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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