In a career as a Surgical Technologist (also known as Surg Tech/CST/Surgery Tech/OR Tech), you will join a collaborative team in providing life-changing care to patients and their families from across the region. You will provide support to some of the best surgeons while performing complex and difficult surgeries. You can be a part of this and maintain a work life balance: You will not be required to work nights, off shifts, week-ends, or holidays. We have minimal call and call for holidays on a rotating basis.
Hiring Bonus: $5,000.00
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Performs the required duties in the OR under the supervision of the RN Circulating Nurse and according to hospital standards/policy.
Utilizes the Surgeon Preference Card and with circulating nurse, identifies and gathers all necessary supplies, equipment, and instruments for each operative procedure.
Assures proper handling of contaminated instruments and cleaning of room after cases. Performs housekeeping duties as needed.
Assists surgeon by anticipating needs and providing instruments and other materials in a timely manner.
Takes direction from M.D. staff or R.N., when necessary in an emergency situation.
Responsible for working with team members as time permits for: assisting in other O.R.'s as needed, picking procedure supplies for the next day's schedule, stocking/restocking supply areas and O.R,'s, outdating supply cupboards, and updating Surgeon Preference Cards.
Maintains "The Joint Commission" standards on an ongoing basis, and assists in unit responsibilities for readiness for Joint Commission visits.
Participates in department performance improvement activities.
Cross-trained to each surgical specialty area at both campuses, if needed.
Works with supply chain specialists and leadership providing input into acquisition and need for supplies and equipment.
Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.
Provides patient care and education according to the patient population served.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing.
Ability to utilize a variety of computer programs to manage work.
Ability to follow AORN guidelines for perioperative practice.
Ability to maintain satisfactory and harmonious working relationships with public, other consumers and other employees.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Graduate from an accredited surgical/operating room technician program, and/or minimum of two years experience in an operating room required.
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) and maintenance required.
CPR (BLS) certification required.
About Boys Town:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.