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Surgical Technologist

Company: OakLeaf Surgical Hospital
Location: Altoona
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

$2000 SIGN-ON BONUS Job Summary: The Surgical Technologist is an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients. Surgical Technologists work under the supervision of a surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical technologists possess expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Hours:

  • .8 FTE - 32 hours per week
  • Starting rate of $23.50+ per hour depending on experience Essential Job Functions: --- Checks supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedure--- Scrubs, gowns, and gloves--- Opens sterile supplies and sets up sterile table with instruments, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for procedure--- Anticipates additional supplies needed during the procedure--- Keeps accurate records throughout the procedure and communicates them to circulator--- Properly cares for specimens--- Holds retractors or instruments as directed by the surgeon--- Sponges or suctions operative site--- Applies electrocautery to clamps on bleeders--- Cuts suture material as directed by the surgeon--- Connects drains to suction apparatus--- Prepares and applies sterile dressing--- Performs appropriate counts with circulator prior to the operation and before incision is closed--- Gowns and gloves surgeon and assistants--- Helps in draping sterile field--- Passes instruments to surgeon during procedure--- Maintains highest standard of sterile technique during procedure--- Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization--- Assists other members of team with terminal cleaning of room--- Assists in prepping room for the next patient--- Regular and prompt work-site attendance--- Performs other duties as they are assigned Qualifications, Knowledge & Ability: --- Demonstrates eligibility for employment in the U.S.--- Degree from an accredited school is required --- Previous experience as a Surgical Technologist in a hospital environment is preferred--- BLS certification is required upon hire--- Willingness to participate in goal-setting and educational activities for own professional advancement--- Is aware of professional standards and performs in accordance with them--- Ability to relate and work effectively with others--- Demonstrated skills in verbal and written English communications for safe and effective patient care and to meet documentation standards Benefits:
    • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance
    • Health Savings Account with an employer contribution
    • Company paid life insurance
    • Free scrubs with laundry service
    • Free meals
    • PTO
    • 401(k) retirement plan with 4% company match
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Wellness reimbursement

Keywords: OakLeaf Surgical Hospital, Rochester , Surgical Technologist, Healthcare , Altoona, Minnesota

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