Certified Surgical Technologist

Franciscan St. Francis Health is currently looking to hire for several Certified Surgical Technologist job opportunities in both Illinois and Indiana.  For more details on the positions, please see the job description below:
General Summary

The Surgical Technologist performs various tasks supporting perioperative services including preparation of operating room, transport of patients, supplies, equipment, and specimens. This position assists surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses, and other members of an operating room team by preparing patients for their procedures, sterilizing equipment, and maintaining environmental cleanliness before, during and after surgical procedures. This position also provides technical assistance to surgeons by passing instruments, assuring the functioning of instruments, and keeping instruments free of debris during surgical procedures.
Essential Job Functions/Competencies
Post-Procedure Clean Up
• Assists in the cleanup of the surgical environment after a procedure, ensuring the operating room is cleaned and set up for turnover to the next procedure. Removes equipment from surgery room and follows proper procedure to dispose of contaminated equipment and supplies. Handles and disposes of sharps, biohazardous waste, regular trash, and contaminated linens according to procedures and policies.
Clinical Resources
• Assists in updating clinical resources such as instrument and preference lists and orientation aids.
Set-Up
• Assists surgical team during operative procedures by arranging and inventorying sterile set-up for operations and passing items to doctors and nurses, as required.
Circulating
• Assists with circulating duties and circulating nurse with count process, as required.
Specimen Handling
• Assists with specimen handling in accordance with unit policy and procedure, as required.
Surgical Scrub
• Independently first scrubs basic surgical procedures for general, orthopedic, ob/gyn, genitourinary, otorhinolaryngology, neurosurgical procedures, and other surgical procedures.
Surgical Instrument Prep
• Prepares for surgical procedures by obtaining appropriate instruments, supplies and equipment and appropriate records for specific surgical procedures; opens surgical supplies/equipment, cleans and prepares instruments for sterilization process and restocks pre-operative carts.
Changes
• Recognizes appropriate changes and updates procedure cards as needed.
Certifications, Licensures or Registry Requirements
Basic Life Support Program (BLS)
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
Educational Requirements
Specialization/Program of Study
High School Diploma/GED
To apply, please complete an application on their website using the link below and afterwards send an email to Denise Alexander at dalexander@mccollege.edu so we can follow up with the employer regarding your pending application. 
 
 
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