UnityPoint Health

Surgical Technologist

Requisition ID
2021-98791
Category
Surgical Services - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IL-Rock Island
Address
2701 17th St
Affiliate
6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
City
Rock Island
Department
Operations Room- RI
State
IL
FTE
0.8
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Variable hours—6:30-3, 9-5:30, 7a-7p
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

$5,000.00 sign-on bonus! Assists professional nurses and surgeons with the intra-operative care of the surgical patient.

 

 

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment. 

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • 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 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.

 

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

TECHNICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE/CLINICAL: (Total Weight of 100) Demonstrates competence in the skills, (processes, procedures, and equipment) necessary to carry out assigned duties as identified below. Demonstrated competence in recognizing and responding to patient physical, mental, emotional and developmental needs should be evaluated in relation to the patient populations served as appropriate for each responsibility. Applies the steps of the problem solving process to assist the circulating nurse in the delivery of nursing care to the surgical patient. Prepares for surgical cases by reviewing resources and specific equipment guidelines. Follows established departmental plan for room preparation and room turnaround. Assures correct identification of patient when transporting to Operating Room Department. Assists with patient positioning. Assists with patient care under direct supervision of circulating nurse. Builds personal accountability. Maintains sterile field throughout operative procedures. Additional responsibilities and accountability. Demonstrates self reliance and resourcefulness. Displays positive attitudes toward employer and fellow health care team members.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology. If not a graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology then equitable experience with documentation of similar training. Surgical Technologist certification required; or obtained within 1 year of graduation or eligibility to sit for the exam. CPR Certification required. KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS: Thorough knowledge of surgical asepsis and infection control; knowledge of surgical terminology. Must be able to respond to emergency situations appropriately. Must be able to interact with all members of the surgical team. Knowledge of laser safety. LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) through NBSTA or Tech in Surgery-Certified (TS-C) by NCCT required; or obtained within 1 year of graduation or eligibility to sit for the exam. Current CPR Certification required.

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