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Surgical Technologist - Full Time

Company: Westfields Hospital
Location: New Richmond
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

*** Eligible for a $2000 Sign On BonusQualifications include:Minimum Qualifications: Completion of Surgical Technologist program from an accredited institution, or applicable military training, or two (2) years experience as a surgical technologist -OR- An approved equivalent combination of training and experience.Preferred Qualifications: CST Certification by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).Schedule:Days - Monday - Friday + off premise call and holiday call coverage. Mandatory call coverage is one day a week 1 or per department needs. Weekend call coverage is typically once every 6th week, Friday 1530-Monday0700. Holiday call rotation.Duties include:Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of surgical procedures and instrumentation.Selects instruments, equipment and supplies for each surgical procedure.Prepares room for procedure by setting up sterile tables and checking equipment and supplies.Scrubs for surgical procedures: helping the surgeon with prepping and draping patients, passing sterile instruments and supplies, and assisting with the surgical procedures, as appropriate.Understands and follows the principles of sterile technique and takes steps to remedy breaks in sterile technique when observed.Identifies specimen before passing off the field and transports specimens to Pathology, as directed.Operates specified O.R. equipment in the manner in which they have been trained to use it.Assists RN with circulating duties, as delegated.Assists with transfer of patients into or out of operating room.Cleans rooms, instruments, and equipment appropriately.Identifies and reports instruments and equipment in need of maintenance.Assists in teaching scrub role responsibilities to residents, nurses, and surgical technologist students.Supports operating room team as needed.Keeps up-to-date on new procedures and equipment and communicate changes to other staff.Performs all responsibilities/duties required, as defined in the scope of service, to ensure that the unique nature of the client is addressed.Our specialties include: Adult & Pediatric General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Urology & Podiatry.Additional Information:At Westfields Hospital & Clinic, we believe in providing our employees with exceptional benefits to help you thrive in your work. In addition to competitive wages, we offer a benefits package that includes:Health, vision and dental insurance403b retirement programCompetitive paid time off (PTO)Short-term disability pay, long-term disability and life insurance optionsFlexible spending accounts (FSAs)Education reimbursementsEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Employee Well-being ProgramFree parkingEmployee recognition and rewardsWestfields Hospital & Clinic is part of HealthPartners, the largest consumer-governed, non-profit health care organization in the nation with a mission to improve health and well-being in partnership with members, patients and the community. Located just 30 minutes east of the Twin Cities in the beautiful St. Croix Valley, Westfields is an award-winner hospital serving western Wisconsin with primary, acute, emergency and outpatient health care services. Our campus is in New Richmond, where you'll find a comfortable small-town feel, just a stone's throw away from Minneapolis and St. Paul.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.SDL2017

Keywords: Westfields Hospital, Minneapolis , Surgical Technologist - Full Time, Healthcare , New Richmond, Minnesota

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