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Albany Medical Center Surgical Tech I in Albany, New York


Operating Room

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)


Surgical Technologists are allied health professionals, who are an integral part of the team providing surgical care to patients. Surgical technologists work under the supervision of a RN and a surgeon to facilitate surgical procedures, ensuring the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly and that the patient safety is maintained.

The surgical technologists handles the instrumentation, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. He/She has an understanding of the procedure and anticipates the need of the surgeon.

He/she is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field. The surgical technologists is able to function independently in the scrub role.

Must successfully complete a nationally accredited educational program for surgical technology or successfully complete an appropriate training program for surgical technology in the United States Military or hold an unexpired certification in surgical technology credentialed by a nationally accredited surgical technologist credentialing organization or meet the requirements to be grandfathered in the profession as outlined by NYS Health laws or be a licensed practice nurse.

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!​

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Albany Med is the centerpiece of medicine, research, and medical education in New York’s CapitalRegion and is the area's largest private employer with more than 10,000 employees.

Albany Med offers excellent career opportunities in a wide range of roles in both patient care andadministration. We value all our staff members and offer outstanding employee benefits including:

  • Excellent health care coverage (http://albanymedcareers.com/benefits/employee-health-%20benefits/) with lower copays at most Albany Med providers.

  • A wide array of services and programs to support emotional, physical, and mental wellbeing (http://albanymedcareers.com/benefits/employee-advantages/)

Anchored in the state’s historic capital city, Albany Med offers a full range outpatient and inpatient careand is home to the region’s largest hospital, only Level 1 trauma center, and only children’s hospital. Thedowntown campus also offers opportunities at Albany Medical College.

Albany Med partners with Columbia Memorial Health, Saratoga Hospital and Glens Falls Hospital to form the Albany Med Health System, serving more than three million people over 25 counties.