Sanford Health

Surgical Technologist - Surgery

Location
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Feb 22, 2018
Ref
16519
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
JOB SUMMARY

Preps surgery patients and surgical environment before operations; ensures supplies and dedicated devices are sterile and ready for surgery. Conducting sterile and unsterile supplies quality assurance checks, including leak test, bowie dick test, chemical integrators, according to sterilization principles before operation. Ensuring that all decontamination equipment, including washer decontaminators, sonic, cart washers, is free of any bio burden. Performing patient preparation for surgery by washing, shaving, transporting, positioning, and ensuring aseptic incision sites. Calibrating and maintaining both sterile and non-sterile equipment for optimal performance; making minor adjustments to avoid instrument malfunctions and keeping them in operating condition.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Hours of work include: Monday through Sunday, holidays, rotating shifts, call and overtime to meet department needs. Locations where work is carried out include: operating rooms, patient rooms on occasion and any other location at which a surgical procedure is performed on Sanford USD Medical Center campus.

QUALIFICATIONS

National certification is preferred. Minimum of graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technology.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-243-1372 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

In compliance with federal law requiring employers to verify new employees' U.S. employment eligibility, Sanford participates in E-Verify. To learn more click here for English Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf or here for Spanish Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf .

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