Fairview Health Services

  • Surgical Technologist- Sign on Bonus Eligible

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/29/2018 10:43 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-23396
    Profession
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    Speciality
    Clinical Support Staff
    Location
    University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)
    Shift
    day/evening/night
    Hours per 2 weeks
    80
    Department
    Operating Room
  • Overview

    Fairview Health Services is looking for a fulltime Surgical Technologist for the Operating Room at University of Minnesota Medical Center -East Bank campus (Minneapolis, MN).

    Position is 80 hours in two weeks with rotating day/evening/night shifts, including rotating weekends, holiday and call time.  Call starts at the end of a shift: 3:15pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm and ends at 6:45am on weekdays.  Weekend call is 24 or 48 hours.  Call response time is currently 30 minutes.  May be assigned more than one call a week.

    The East Bank Campus has 21 operating rooms and performs an average of 60 cases per day. We provide state of the art surgical suites for Adult patients needing surgical intervention. Surgical services are provided to patients in the following clinical specialties: general, dental, eye, ear, nose, and throat, endoscopy, vascular, thoracic, open heart, orthopedics, neurology, bariatrics, solid organ transplant, gynecologic, colo-rectal, urology, plastics, and robotics.

     

    For more information on University of Minnesota Medical Center – East Bank, click here.

     

    This position is eligible for a Sign On bonus (up to $7,500). 

     

    This position is eligible for $1000 referral bonus.  If you are a Fairview employee and want to learn more about the referral bonus program Click Here.

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    The Surgical Technologist performs the functions of a surgical technologist as a scrub person during surgical procedures providing patient care services appropriate to the age of the patients (ages pediatric through geriatric) served during the shift of duty in collaboration with the RN.  Is responsible for adhering to standards of nursing practice and patient care, correct use of supplies/equipment and maintenance of the surgical suite under the direction of a RN.

     

    Serves as scrub person during operative procedures

    • Anticipates surgeon’s needs
    • Supplies appropriate instruments, suture and specialty items.
    • Maintains aseptic technique during all sterile procedures.
    • Assures proper identification and handling of specimens.
    • Completes all required sponge, sharps and instrument counts.
    • Follows appropriate action in emergency situations.

    Provides patient care

    • Adheres to standards of clinical practice and patient care appropriate to the age of the patients.
    • Assists in transfer/positioning of patients.
    • Collaborates with the MD and circulating nurse to provide care for each patient.
    • Respects the confidentiality of all information

    Corrects use and setup of supplies and equipment

    • Assures availability and proper functioning of supplies and equipment.
    • Assembles and adjust equipment.
    • Cleans, replenishes and sterilizes instruments and supplies as needed.
    • Participates in the evaluation of new equipment or supplies.
    • Assists other members of the team with terminal cleaning of room in readiness of next patient.

    Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications

    • Military, LPN surgical assistant or surgical technologist training completion
    • BLS for healthcare providers certification or ability to obtain by hire date

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Graduate from an accredited Surgical Technologist program
    • AST certification or certification eligible at time of hire
    • 1 to 3 years surgical experience

     Other Required Skills

    • Knowledge of physical, psychosocial and cognitive developmental needs of population served
    • Knowledge of age appropriate outcomes and interventions.

     Desired Skills

    • Demonstrate the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations
    • Ability to work well under a team environment

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