UnityPoint Health

Surgical Technician Certified-Surgery-Methodist

Requisition ID
2022-111578
Category
Surgical Services - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IA-Des Moines
Address
1200 Pleasant St
Affiliate
3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
City
Des Moines
Department
Surgery- Meth
State
IA
FTE
.9
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
****New Lifstyle schedule*** Neurosurgical team. Must be willing to learn to scrub. 6:30a-7p. Schedule incorporates call hours. Scheduled 36-60 hours worked plus call hours. Guaranteed 72 hours paid.
Work Remotely within the US
No
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

$7,500 SIGN ON BONUS!

Under the supervision of licensed perioperative team member provides patient care in the operative setting.  Provides technical services and support for patients undergoing surgical procedures including scrubbing and circulating roles Successful performance contributes to a holistic approach to the delivery of services, improved patient care, and a high level of satisfaction from patients and families.   

 

Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/ 

Responsibilities

  • Utilizes critical thinking in performance of job duties and maintains responsibility relating to surgical technology.   
  • Coordinates activities with registered nurses and other coworkers in planning and implementing care within hospital policies and legal limitations.  
  • Prepares the operating room for the arrival of surgical patients, assembles equipment, supplies, and instruments for surgical procedures according to preference cards and type of procedure.  
  • Assists the circulating nurse with patient care activities including transporting patient, surgical scrub prep, positioning, application of cautery ground pad, and tourniquet cuff.  Performs urinary bladder catheterizations under the supervision of the circulating nurse.  
  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity, safety and efficiency of the sterile field.  Uses aseptic technique to arrange instruments and supplies.  Performs instrument, sponge, and sharp counts.  
  • Demonstrates correct technique in handling of instruments, sutures, specimens, and medications.  
  • Consistently delivers high quality care demonstrating surgical technology knowledge and skills in the operating room in accordance with established policies and procedures and standards of care.   
  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.  
  • Assists in maintaining a clean, orderly and safe environment. 
  • Utilizes a holistic approach (considering physical, psych/social, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria) appropriate to the age of the patients served in the assigned service area.  
  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service.  
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities, objective and open to other’s views, gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to positive team goals, puts success of team above own interest. 
  • Assists with OR room turnover including opening sterile supplies and instruments. 
  • Performs routine cleaning on equipment. 

Qualifications

Education: 

 

 

 

Successful completion of a surgical tech program from an accredited college. 

 

Experience: 

 

 

Previous surgical technician experience  

License(s)/Certification(s): 

 

 

 

 

Scrub tech certification required within 1 year of hire. 

 

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. 

 

Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain certification within three (3) months from date of hire. 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 

 

 

 

 

Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English. 

Multicultural sensitivity. 

Microsoft Office – basic computer skills. 

Customer/patient focused.  

 

 

Other: 

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.  

 

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