Graduate of a nationally or regionally accredited educational program for Surgical Technologists; OR Successful completion of an appropriate training program for Surgical Technology in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard of the United States or in the United Dates Public Health Service Commissioned Corps; OR Equivalent experience – this applies to individuals that have been employed (as outlined in the Experience section below) as a Surgical Technologists prior to the effective date of NJSA 26:2H – 12.62 (i.e. 12/11/2011) . Previously employed to practice Surgical Technology in a health care facility on or before the effective date of NJSA 26:2H – 12.62 (12/11/2011); OR Currently in the service of the federal government, to the extent that the individual is performing surgical technology duties related to that service. 1 year of Surgical Technologist experience is preferred.
Certified Surgical Technologist Credential administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting ( NBSTSA) or its successor, or other nationally recognized credentialing organization (e.g. NCCT – National Center for Competency Testing, etc.). Must annually complete 15 hours of continuing education to remain qualified to practice as a Surgical Technologist in NJ. Special Requirements: Scheduled Days / Hours: PRN; License (or Certification): CST Preferred; License (or Certification): NBST Preferred; Education: SURG TECH Required; Education: SURGTECH I Preferred