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Surgical Technologist II, Ambulatory Surgical Center- FT; 32 hrs/wk 6AM-230PM (9330)

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

Job Description

When you work at Children’s, you’re part of a treasured place of healing in the Omaha community—and beyond. Join our team of highly engaged, caring professionals who believe deeply in the organization’s mission—to improve the life of every child. We support equity, diversity and inclusion, and as you apply your skills and expertise to helping children, you too will have opportunities to grow your career. In 2021, we’ll open the new Hubbard Center for Children, tripling our capacity to serve children.

When children are your everything, anything can be…

Children's is looking to hire a Surgical Technologist II, Operating Room to perform a variety of preparatory, scrubbing and related duties necessary to provide patient care in the Operating Room specialty service capacity.  Assist with surgical cases in all surgical specialties.

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time



  1. Prepares the operating room by reviewing case cart and supplying it with supplies and instruments to provide appropriate patient care
  • Assembles supplies and equipment for scheduled procedure according to the physician’s preferences and the procedure
  • Inspects equipment for proper working condition
  • Maintain sterile practices when opening packages and preparing for the procedure
  • Prepare for specialty cases and maintain up-to-date knowledge of advancements and techniques.
  • Participate in time out/sign out processes


  1. Maintains the sterile field during the procedure.
  • Follow principles of aseptic technique and appropriate operating/procedure room procedures following AORN guidelines.
  • 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 Practices sharps safety techniques (safety zone, safe passing)
  • Performs appropriate counts prior to the operation and before incision is closed
  • Prepares and labels  fluids and medications  on the sterile field
  • Prepares specimens for pathologic analysis


  1. Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization
  • Assists operating room team with environmental cleaning and case turnovers
  • 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
  • Updates preference cards following each procedure to ensure appropriate supplies are available and communicates to service lead
  • Assist with OR patient care processes as directed by nursing and anesthesia
  • Participates in assigned on call activities.


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 OR applicable surgical technologist course of study required.
  • ·Minimum 2 years of experience working as a Surgical Technologist and competency in scrubbing  in 2 or more surgical specialties as a Surgical Technologist required


  • Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required.
  • Current and valid Surgical Technologist certification preferred


  • Frequent call-back required



Job Details

Date Posted May 14, 2020
Requisition 1522-1381
Address 110 N. 175th Street, Ste. 1000
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At West Village Pointe Clinic (Children's Physicians)
Department Operating Room
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Shift Custom
Hours 32 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists
Zipcode 68118

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
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Pediatric Care
  • Surgical Technologist

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