UnityPoint Health

  • Surgical Tech - FT $5,000 sign-on bonus

    Requisition ID
    Surgical Services - Non-Nursing
    US-IA-Sioux City
    2720 Stone Park Blvd
    7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes
    Sioux City
    Surgery- SLRMC
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    7am-3:30 pm ,some days may need to start sooner or end later. approx 1 weekend of call per month and 1-2 holidays per year.
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's

    Sioux City


    Shift: 7am - 3:30pm Monday - Friday


    To assist the physician in the medical office practice and to perform technical skills in the Operating Room, under the direction and supervision of the physician.


    Professional Growth:

    • Assumes responsibility for continued growth in areas of competencies, lifelong learning and involvement in unit and hospital quality of care projects. Specialty certifications and continuing education are strongly encouraged.
    • Supports use of Evidenced Based Practice and incorporates best practices into daily care routine.
    • Participates in mandatory education and unit meetings per established guidelines.
    • Compiles with all safety goals, infection prevention and risk management policies and procedures.
    • Completes annual mandatory education.



    • Communicates utilizing the FOCUS Values in all aspects of care and interactions with others.
    • Effectively communicates with all team members, physicians, ancillary staff and all customers. Verbal communication is clear and concise, and written communication is legible and done using approved abbreviations.



    • Practice indicates compliance with HIPAA, DNV, OSHA and all other regulatory agencies.
    • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible in meeting needs of the unit as a team member.


    Other Functions:

    • Unit specific additional functions will be addressed in the competency checklist specific to the assigned unit. Additional certifications and requirements are unit based.


    Operating Room Functions:

    • Demonstrates an ability to perform all duties required of a Surgical Technician in accordance with established procedures as required.
    • Directs and assists in carrying-out safe aseptic techniques and procedures as outlined in the Operating Room Policy & Procedure manuals; observes & reports contamination &/or breaks in aseptic techniques.
    • Directs & assists in the maintenance & handling of special instruments & equipment.
    • Always maintains responsibility for ensuring safe patient care.
    • Utilizes patient care & unit supplies in a manner that is both patient care & cost effective.


    Minimum Education:

    • Successful completion of an approved training program for Operating Room Technicians

    Minimum Work Experience:

    • Preferred Experience: Prior hospital and/or office experience desirable.

    Required Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certification is encouraged

    Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

    • Must be BCLS certified
    • Must be able to complete computer programs
    • Must be able to meet the competency of unit assigned to and also be able to successfully complete orientation
    • Must be able to meet reliable attendance guidelines
    • Must legally perform the essential functions of the job
    • Must be able to perform the essentials functions of the job, including ability to communicate effectively
    • Able to distinguish colors
    • Able to read, write, comprehend and speak English


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