Surgical Tech

Job ID: 83459
Job Category: Technologists, Technicians & Other Technical Services
Profession: Specialist/Technologist, Other
Specialty: Surgical Technologist
Date Posted: August 19, 2018
Address: 9001 E. Bloomington Fwy. Suite 145
Location: Minneapolis, MN 55420
Shift: -
Start Date: November 29, 2018
Organization: Nursefinders
Employment Type: Per Diem
Pay Rate: Call for details

Job Description & Requirements

Surgical Tech


Operational Duties: 
Demonstrates necessary practical, technical, or specialized skills required for the role of the surgical technician in accordance with AST (Association of Surgical Technologist). 
Demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of surgical procedures to enable proper performance of scrub duties and to anticipate the needs of the surgeon. 
Assists in preparing the operative suite for surgery by checking and gathering supplies, equipment, and instruments. 
Assists with patient positioning, skin preparation, and surgical draping according to surgeon’s protocol. 
Assists with application of dressing splints and casts. 
Ensures that surgical asepsis is maintained in the handling of instruments, sponges, sutures, drains, needles, and dressings. 
Assists in the turnover of the O.R. suites between cases, disposing of trash and linens, and cleaning of equipment and environmental surfaces, as required. 
Prepares procedure room for use the following day by bringing in equipment, setting up, "pulling cases" accurately, and reporting to supervisor items that are needed and not available. 
Maintains confidentiality of records and patient information at all times. 
Education: 
Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program (preferred). 

Experience: 
One year experience in an operating room setting (preferably in an ambulatory surgery center). 
Certification/License: 
Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program as required per facility practice and state regulatory requirement; otherwise preferred. 
Valid BCLS Certification upon employment.***Online certification not acceptable.

Facility Location

Straddling the Mississippi River, this gleaming metropolis offers all the sophistication of a major urban center with four distinct, vibrant seasons. Named the “Most Fun City in America” by Money Magazine, Minneapolis boasts the largest indoor shopping mall in the nation, a thriving art and music scene, energetic neighborhoods and a variety of great restaurants and entertainment

Job Benefits

In addition to per diem nursing assignments that let you choose your location and schedule, Nursefinders offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
  • Excellent Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits (for those determined to have worked full-time after a 12 month ACA eligibility period)
  • Supplemental Benefits: Dental, Vision, Medical Indemnity, Life Insurance with optional Critical Illness and Short Term Disability.
  • 401k
  • FREE Online CEU’s to all Active Staff’
  • “Star Rewards”- performance incentives

 

About the Company

Nursefinders, an AMN healthcare company, is your trusted local and per-diem nursing staffing agency, offering thousands of top-quality nursing (RN) career opportunities in the locations and times that best suit your lifestyle. With a nationwide network of offices to serve you, Nursefinders has the most exclusive contracts with top-ranked hospitals and facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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