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Surgical Technologist

Company: ThedaCare
Location: Racine
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Why ThedaCare?Living A Life Inspired!Our new vision at ThedaCare is bold, ambitious, and ignited by a shared passion to provide outstanding care. We are inspired to reinvent health care by becoming a proactive partner in health, enriching the lives of all and creating value in everything we do. Each of us are called to take action in delivering higher standards of care, lower costs and a healthier future for our patients, our families, our communities and our world.At ThedaCare, our team members are empowered to be the catalyst of change through our values of compassion, excellence, leadership, innovation, and agility. A career means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If you're interested in joining a health care system that is changing the face of care and well-being in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.Benefits, with a whole-person approach to wellness -Lifestyle Engagemente.G. health coaches, relaxation rooms, health focused apps (Wonder, Ripple), mental health supportAccess & Affordabilitye.G. minimal or zero copays, team member cost sharing premiums, daycareAbout ThedaCare!Summary :The Surgical Technologist assists in the preparation and care of surgical patients under the general direction of a professional nurse or a physician. Possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile/aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a surgeon's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.Job Description:KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:1. Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of surgical procedures and instrumentation to provide the highest quality outcomes for a patient undergoing a procedure.2. Selects instruments, equipment, and supplies for each surgical procedure to achieve desired clinical outcomes.3. Prepares room for procedure by setting up sterile tables and checking equipment and supplies to ensure the operating room is ready for patient care.4. Scrubs for surgical procedures by helping with prepping and draping patients, passing sterile instruments and supplies, and assisting with surgical procedures to ensure quality outcomes for patients.5. Understands and follows the principles of sterile technique, and takes steps to remedy breaks in sterile technique to ensure a safe patient environment.6. Identifies specimens before passing off the field and transports specimens to pathology, as directed, to ensure specimens are handled according to policy.7. Identifies, with registered nurse, intra-procedure medication, dosage, and labeling of all solutions and drugs to ensure safe medication practices are in place.8. Assists with the transfer of patients in to or out of operating room to ensure operating room efficiency and patient safety.9. Cleans rooms, instruments, and equipment according to regulatory standards and policies to ensure patient safety.QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED Completion of a surgical technologist training program. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS). Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) is also required in the Cath Lab.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of Fifty (50) pounds without assistance Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job dutiesWORK ENVIRONMENT May be exposed to communicable diseases when working in a healthcare setting Frequent exposure to sharp objects and instruments Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electric shock Occasional high noise level Occasional high noise level in work environment Possible exposure to hazardous materials Interaction with department members and various catering customers.Position requires compliance with department specific competencies.I understand that this is a summary of job responsibilities and does not create contractual terms and conditions and is subject to change in order to meet organizational needs. My employment with ThedaCare is "at-will".I have read and understand the job description for my position. I agree to comply with the corporate policy and all laws, rules, regulations and standards of conduct relating to my position. As team member, I understand my duty to report any suspected violation of law or the standards of conduct to my immediate supervisor or the Corporate Compliance Officer.__________________________________________________ ______________________Team Member Signature DateScheduled Weekly Hours:32Scheduled FTE:0.8Location:ThedaCare Regional Medical Center Appleton Appleton,WisconsinOvertime Exempt:No

Keywords: ThedaCare, Racine , Surgical Technologist, Healthcare , Racine, Wisconsin

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