Surgical Technologist - Day/Evening - Newark - $5,000 Sign On Bonus

Job Requisition #: JR67658

End Date: 7/1/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing), Technician (Clinical)

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening

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Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet® health care organization with over 1,100 beds between its two hospitals (Christiana Hospital & Wilmington Hospital) and the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore, has been honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report. 

-Twice Recognized as Magnet Status Hospital.
-Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.
-Generous PTO, Competitive pay with shift differentials & Robust Benefits Package.

We are currently recruiting for a full-time experienced Surgical Technologist to work in our Operating Room at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE.


To assist the surgical team, under the direction of a professional nurse, in providing skilled care for any patient undergoing surgical procedures.


  • Demonstrates proficient clinical skills in the scrub role.
  • Demonstrates ability to scrub on a wide range of procedures.
  • Demonstrates solid knowledge, skills, and abilities related to the handling of instruments/equipment in the OR and aseptic technique.
  • Demonstrates openness to learning scrub techniques for new procedures and new instrumentation/equipment and receiving feedback concerning clinical skills.
  • Actively works with leadership to identify own learning needs and seeks opportunities to meet these learning needs.
  • Provides ongoing feedback to Perioperative Practice Coordinator (PPC) concerning preference cards and tray contents.
  • Demonstrates an ongoing concern for safety by adhering to established safety rules and practices
  • Responds appropriately to crisis situations as outlined in unit-specific standards, initiates interventions within scope of responsibility and notifies circulating RN of all issues.
  • Participates in the planning of care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development
  • Functions as an effective team member, supporting the concept of team training.
  • Actively participates in unit activities
  • Communicates effectively with patients, families, employees, and physicians, both verbally and in writing.
  • Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


The position is actually 7a-730P and 11a-730p for 80 hours

 8 and 12-hour shifts (2- 8's and 2- 12's)


  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Graduate of an accredited, approved surgical technologist program with clincal hours completed for any employee hired after 2009
  • BLS Certification


  • BCLS certification.
  • Certification by an approved certification body i.e. the Association of Surgical Technologists (AST) and/or the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)  (CST) and 1 Year OR Experience

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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