UnityPoint Health

Surgical Technologist

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
7-3:30 with call evenings, weekends and holiday's
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital


Shift: 7-3:30 with call evenings, weekends and holiday's


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.


$7,500.00 Sign on bonus!


Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. 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 like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance 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.


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


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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