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Surgical Technologist - GU/GYN Team (sign-on bonus)

Saint Joseph, Missouri
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Surgical Technologist - GU/GYN Team (sign-on bonus)
Department: Operating Room
Full Time Status
Day Shift
This position performs and functions as a member of the surgical team. Passes instruments to the surgeon, assists the surgeon and/or holds retractors during surgical procedures.
This position works under the supervision of the Director-OR\SPD and OR Clinical Specialist and is employed by Mosaic Health System.
Assumes responsibility for setting up and passing instruments, labeling medications, holding retractors, assisting the surgeon, and assists with circulating duties as necessary. Applies and maintains principles of asepsis and infection control skillfully.
Assists in preparing the operating room for procedure, obtaining needed equipment and supplies. Maintains working knowledge of assembly and function of surgical instrumentation and equipment. Prepares the operating room for the next procedure by utilizing proper cleaning techniques and returning equipment to designated area.
Completes required sponge, needle and instrument counts following policy/procedure. Anticipates the needs of equipment and instruments by the surgeon during an operation utilizing physician preference cards. Researches information of surgical procedure as needed.
Handles and cares for surgical specimens according to policy/procedure.
Assists with positioning, prepping, draping of the patient, and with transfer of the patient to and from the operating room. Applies surgical dressings.
High school diploma or GED equivalent. Completion of surgical technologist education program preferred.
BLS required.
Minimum six months surgical technologist experience. Clinical rotation in surgical technologist program acceptable as experience.
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  • Job Reference: 701486162-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Mosaic Life Care
  • Location: Saint Joseph, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent