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Surgical Technologist III - CV Surgery - Operating Room FT; 40 hrs/wk (6937)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Surgical Technology III - CV Surgery to perform a variety of preparatory, scrubbing and related duties necessary to provide patient care in Children's growing Operating Room cardiac service area. Assist with surgical cases in all surgical specialties.

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time



  1. Prepares the operating room by supplying it with supplies and instruments to provide appropriate patient care (including taking call).
  • Assembles supplies and equipment for scheduled procedure according to the physician’s preferences and the procedure
  • Inspects equipment for proper working condition
  • Prepare for specialty cases and maintain up-to-date knowledge of advancements and techniques.
  • Updates preference cards following each procedure to ensure appropriate supplies are available
  • Participates in pre-approved specialty surgeries and maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills on specialty processes and procedures
  • Demonstrates surgical and clinical competencies for CV surgery and other designated specialties by administering interventions and performing surgical assessment to identified standards and age specific tasks.


  1. Maintains the sterile field during the procedure.
  • Follow principles of aseptic technique and appropriate operating/procedure room procedures following AORN standards
  • Maintain sterile practices when opening packages and preparing for the procedure
  • Maintains availability of instruments and supplies to avoid delays
  • Assists in maintaining adequate supplies in the operating room for immediate access during procedure.
  • Store and stock supplies as needed


  1. Scrubs to assist the surgeon in the completion of surgical procedures by demonstrating a working knowledge of surgical instrumentation and equipment needed for a variety of procedures.
  • Anticipates the needs of the surgeon, passing instruments and providing sterile items in an efficient manner, as directed by the surgeon.
  • Participates in time out and sign out procedures
  • Prepares suture material, dispense appropriate fluids and drugs and prepare specimens for pathologic analysis.
  • Labels all liquids and medications on back table and mayo stand
  • Works independently in/with heart room, cath lab, ECMO cannulations, and ventricular assistance device
  • Participates in the Cath Lab transplant program, as needed
  • Participates in cardiac call rotation.


Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



  1. Performs other duties as assigned




·       Graduate of an accredited School of Surgical Technologist required
·       Minimum 3 years of experience working as a Surgical and/or working in 2 or more specialty of experience working as a Surgical Technologist required



  • Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • Current and valid Surgical Technologist certification required



  • Frequent call-back required


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Job Details

Date Posted September 13, 2018
Date Closes December 12, 2018
Requisition 993726-13420
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Operating Room
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
0630-1700/0800-1830; Call, Holiday and rotating weekend responsibilities
Hours 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Pediatric Care
  • Surgical Technologist

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