Surgical Technologist / Hospital Surgery Department
Location: Grand Blanc
Posted on: October 14, 2021
We Are Hiring:
Surgical Technologist / Surgical
Up TO $7,000* Sign On Bonus For
Full Time Positions!
Paid In Installments Over 2 Years.
*For Part Time Positions, Bonus Amount Is Prorated Based On
Authorized Hours Per Week
SCHEDULE: FT Days, 9a-5:30p,
M-F; Rotating Specialty call weeknights, weekends,
response time for call
Operating Rooms, the Surgery Department at Ascension Genesys
Hospital has a team of more than 100 dedicated medical
professionals handling a full range of inpatient and outpatient
surgeries including, open-heart surgery and minimally invasive
surgeries. Ascension Genesys Hospital offers beautiful facilities
with the latest in advanced surgical technology. Our robotics
program covers multiple services including General, GYN, Oncology,
Thoracic, and Urology. Each day brings exciting new challenges and
a fast pace that will keep you involved and interested in your
rewarding career paths for healthcare professionals across all
disciplines. Ascension offers a collaborative environment with
competitive wages and opportunities for advancement.
available to full-time AND part time employees.
What You Will Do:
• Medical, dental, vision, life
insurance, disability, and a retirement plan with match
• Socially just benefits and
• Paid time off
• Wellbeing programs and holistic
• Tuition reimbursement
• Adoption assistance
Provide technical services and assists
professional nursing staff and physicians in providing patient care
as assigned and directed in all types of operations. Works in
accordance with established standards of performance and the
philosophy and objectives of the nursing department.
Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide
care to age group(s) served. Performs other related duties as
What You Will Need:
- Comply with established standards and maintains department,
unit, hospital policies and procedures including such things as:
Quality assurance, safety, and infection control. Maintains a
clean, orderly, safe environment for patients and staff. Cleans,
dusts, and organizes cupboards, shelves, and equipment.
- Communicate and cooperate with others to achieve departmental
objectives. Maintains patient rights and confidentiality of patient
- Attend required meetings, in-services, educational programs,
continuing education, and self development programs to stay abreast
of current trends and demonstrates the ability to understand and
- Scrub and set up operating rooms with all necessary
instruments/supplies in accordance with department policy and
surgeon preferences and routines. Initials and updates doctor
specific preference cards. Observe aseptic technique. Prepares and
assists with surgical procedures. Cleans, decontaminates, wraps,
and sterilize equipment and instruments. Performs preps in nursing
units as necessary (i.e. sterile preps, bone preps, shaving etc.).
Assist in the transportation of patients. Assists scrub
orcirculating nurse as directed.
- Drape patient, prepares operative site with germicides and
holds retractors as requested.
- Suture subcutaneously, utilizes electric cautery, ties sutures
utilizing one and two handed techniques. Performs simple clamping,
retracting, and suctioning,.
- Explain and demonstrate techniques and methods used in the
operating suite to new staff.
- Maintain inventory, preserves and labels operative specimens,
smears, cultures, and transports to laboratory for analysis.
- Assist employees in performing housekeeping tasks to clean the
rooms following surgery (i.e. emptying hamper bags, taking care of
soiled linen, and waste materials, etc.).
- Keep supplies and equipment organizes and assures all unused
equipment and supplies are put in theproper storage area.
- Work with peri-op team to provide total care and has operating
knowledge of equipment and instruments needed for all surgical
- Demonstrate competency in all specialty areas and routinely
rotates through all services.
- Assists OR R.Ns in coordinating supplies and/or operation of
equipment off the field.
- Keeps supplies and equipment organized. Maintains, stores, and
locates adequate supplies in OR, surgical suits and supply rooms.
Sets up, runs, and monitors equipment to insure proper operation;
notifies supervisor or designee of equipment needing repair.
- Essential Functions:
- Must possess interpersonal skills necessary to communicate
effectively when working with physicians, staff and patients.
- Regular walking and the ability to stand for long periods of
- Ability to lift and move patients and perform repetitive
- Working Conditions: Setting is a surgical suite; May be exposed
to patient illness, communicable diseases, blood hazards and
- Orientation Requirements: Must attend new employee and
- The above is intended to describe the general nature and level
of work performed by people assigned to this classification; it is
not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties,
responsibilities or qualifications for the people so classified,
nor is it intended to limit or modify in any way, the right of any
supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees
under their supervision; the most recently dated job description on
file in Human Resources will be considered the official job
Licensure / Certification /
- Certified BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support
credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained
within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date
- Certified Surgical Assistant credentialed from the National
Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
- Completion of a recognized scrub technician college program
preferred or minimum of two (2) years experience as a Surgical
Technician, or minimum of one (1) year experience working as a
Certified Surgical Technician.
No additional preferences.
Why Join Our Team:
employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals
and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are
dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which
sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We
provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a
collaborative work environment, professional development
opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally
and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in
healthcare, we invite you to apply today.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000
individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving
others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our
inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches
and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools
that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In
fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance
alone to support associate growth and development. If you are
looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in
your community, we invite you to join our team today.
Ascension Genesys is an equal
opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all
associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion,
national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical
or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other
legally protected status.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the
following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to
individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
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