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Surgical Technologist - $10,000 Sign On Bonus

Company: Spectrum Health
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary
Surgical technologists work under the supervision and delegatory authority of a surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Surgical technologists are experts in the theory and application of the principles of asepsis and sterile technique to combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation and tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. The surgical technologist handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. He/she has an understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon. He/she has the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares and anticipates instrumentation, equipment, and supplies for usage during the procedure.
  • Sets up the sterile back table and Mayo stand with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for the procedure.
  • Performs instrument, sharps and sponge counts with the circulator.
  • Participates in procedure final verification and during the briefing process.
  • Assists with draping the patient and establishing the sterile field.
  • Anticipates the needs of the surgeon by passing instruments and supplies to surgeon during procedure.
  • Maintains highest standard of sterile technique during the procedure.
  • Prepares and passes off specimen(s) as appropriate
  • Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization, when assigned.
  • Assists other members of the team with cleaning the operating room to facilitate turn overs.
  • Participates in debriefing and quality improvement practices to ensure quality patient care.
  • Assists in the development of a proper learning environment in relation to orientation and education of personnel and students.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Required High School Diploma
    • Preferred Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program.
    • Required Prior training required by a hospital, Surgical Technology, or military program that meets the knowledge, skill, and ability required to perform the role.
    • Preferred Membership to the Association of Surgical Technologists (AST)
    • 1 year of relevant experience Minimum of one-year experience is preferred for all roles. Preferred
    • CRT-Surgical Technologist, Certified (CST) - NBSTSA National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting 180 Days preferred
    • CRT-Basic Life Support Instructor (BLS INSTR) - AHA American Heart Association
      Physical Demands
      • Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 50 lbs
      • Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 50 lbs
      • Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
      • Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs
      • Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 25 lbs
      • Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
      • Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 25 lbs
      • Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 20 lbs
      • Sitting: Occasionally
      • Standing: Frequently
      • Walking: Frequently
      • Forward Bend - Standing: Occasionally
      • Forward Bend - Sitting: Seldom
      • Trunk Rotation - Standing: Occasionally
      • Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Occasionally
      • Squat: Seldom
      • Stair Climbing: Seldom
      • Crawling / Kneeling: Seldom
      • Driving: Seldom
      • Reach - Above Shoulder: Occasionally
      • Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Occasionally
      • Handling: Occasionally
      • Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Occasionally
      • Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Occasionally
      • Finger/Hand Dexterity: Occasionally
      • Visual Acuity None = No; Seldom = Yes : Seldom
      • Color Vision (Ishihara) Test None = No; Seldom = Yes : Seldom Primary LocationSITE - Royal Oak Hospital - 3601 W 13 Mile Road - Royal OakDepartment NameSurgery North Tower - Royal OakEmployment TypeFull timeShiftRotating (United States of America)Weekly Scheduled Hours40Hours of WorkvariedDays WorkedMTWThFSaSUWeekend FrequencyEvery other weekend CURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only. Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors and community. That is why we require a drug-free workplace and various vaccinations as a requirement for employment.Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request assistance in completing the application process by calling . We are committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.

Keywords: Spectrum Health, Royal Oak , Surgical Technologist - $10,000 Sign On Bonus, Healthcare , Royal Oak, Michigan

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