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Surgical Technologist II - Operating Room ( FT Rotating 8hr shifts) (9619)

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

Job Description

Just like the patients we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Surgical Technologist II 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/or competency in scrubbing  in 2 or more surgical specialties as a Surgical Technologist required


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



  • Frequent call-back required





Job Details

Date Posted May 20, 2020
Requisition 1522-1311
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
Rotating 8hr shifts; 6:30-3p, 10:30-7p, 2-10:30p with on call/weekend rotation
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date 2020-05-29
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists
Zipcode 68114

This job requires the following skills

  • 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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