Surgical Tech - Sign-On Bonus!

Northfield Hospital & Clinics

Posted Under: Minneapolis, Minnesota jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 55401
Posted On: 2018-12-08 00:00:00

$2500 Sign-On Bonus!!! On our Surgery team you won't be just a number; you'll be part of a supportive, caring and highly skilled team. This position will allow you to work on a variety of cases in a newer facility. With us you'll work for a reputable, stable and independent organization. If you have CST experience or will be graduating soon from a Surgical Tech program you won't want to miss this opportunity! Applies principles of asepsis in a knowledgeable manner that provides optimal patient centered care in the operating room. Provides systems to ensure quality care and improved patient outcomes utilizing sterilization techniques. Responsibilities:
  • Organize the sterile instruments, supplies and equipment for each surgical procedure as required according to the physician's preference. Conducts proper utilization of equipment.
  • Provides a sterile field for surgical procedures.
  • Assists in the maintenance of the sterile field by applying principles of aseptic techniques and informing the surgeon/surgical team of infractions.
  • Applies aseptic and surgical techniques as described by AORN standards and facilities a physician's performance of invasive and diagnostic procedures.
  • Anticipates the needs of the surgeon, passing instruments and providing sterile items in an efficient manner.
  • Performs counts of sponges, sharps and instruments according to procedure.
  • Follows surgeon direction for retracting, cutting of suture and dressing application.
  • Assists with OR cleaning and restocking.
  • Follow AAMI/AORN recommended practices for decontamination/sterilization of instruments.
  • Cleans, wraps and prepares instruments for sterilization.
  • Scheduling of surgical cases. Qualifications:
    • Graduate of accredited OR Technician program
    • One year of Surgical Tech experience preferred
    • Certification by the Surgical Technologist Association
    • Current BLS or willingness to obtain within 6 months of hire, company paid.
    • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills
    • Demonstrated medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology knowledge preferred Schedule:
      • 72hrs/2wks
      • Start times may vary between 6:00am to 8:00am; typically working a 8 hour shift
      • Rotating call schedule including rotating holiday call