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Surgical Technologist - $25-39 per hour

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Green Bay
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAdvocate Aurora Health is seeking a Surgical Technologist for a job in Green Bay, Wisconsin.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Surgical Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: evenings
  • Employment Type: Staff
    The Surgery team at Aurora BayCare Medical Center serves all age spans from neonates to geriatric. Patients consist of ambulatory to ICU status. We have 7 OR's on 2nd floor, 4 OR's and a hybrid room on 3rd floor, and 8 OR's at the east side. We have amazing staff of registered nurses and surgical techs and, we also work very closely with OR EVS and anesthesia techs. We work as a team with ABMC physicians who represent a vast array of specialties as part of a collaborative effort to provide the best possible care to our patients.We are currently recruiting for full-time positions, either 8- hour shifts, Monday through Friday 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm OR 9-hour shifts Monday thru Friday 1:30pm - 11:00pm with one day off every week. Positions do have call requirement of 1-2 nights per week, every 3-6 weekends and 1-2 holidays per year.We offer a very competitive compensation and benefit package. We are offering Sign-On Bonuses up to $12,000 based on experience and hours per week. Build your expertise with a dynamic team of professionals.Not ready to apply but would like to learn more? Contact Barb Hamann at for a follow-up call.Major Responsibilities:
    • Provides for a clean, safe and efficient area conducive to optimal patient care. Utilizes aseptic surgical techniques in the preparation of materials, supplies and equipment for surgical procedures (e.g., assistance with gowning and gloving; preparation and draping of the surgical area; provision of a sterile field, instruments, suture and related materials; anticipation of the Surgeons' needs; passing of instruments and/or supplies; holding of retractors, observing and reporting possible breaks in aseptic technique; and assisting in maintaining a sterile, dry, unobstructed field).
    • Performs all types of procedures and maintains basic knowledge of a variety of procedures.
    • Ensures the environmental disinfection, safety and efficiency of the operating room. This includes setting up the room for each case including moving equipment (i.e., tables, cameras, microscopes, fracture table, and instrument pans), operating the various types of equipment used during operating room procedures, and returning equipment post procedure.
    • Functions as a Second Assistant as necessary.
    • Notifies appropriate staff of equipment and supply problems.
    • Transports patients and/or equipment and supplies.
    • Maintains a specialty cart or item, ensuring its completeness and availability. This includes checking the working condition of equipment, sterility, and sending damaged items out for repair.
    • Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique.
    • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures. Age-specific information is developed further in the departmental job standards.Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.Education Required:
        • Completion of an accredited or approved program in Surgical Technology.Experience Required:
          • No experience required.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
            • Knowledge of aseptic surgical techniques used in the preparation of materials, supplies and equipment for various surgical procedures.
            • Knowledge of various types of equipment used in the operating room.
            • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
            • Basic computer proficiency.
            • Certification Addendum
            • Team members will maintain annual educational requirements for hospital based certifications (e.g. DNV, CARF or others).Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
              • Must be able to withstand a very stressful and fast-paced environment.
              • Must be able to:
              • lift up to 50 lbs. from floor to waist.
              • lift up to 20 lbs. over the head.
              • carry up to 40 lbs. a reasonable distance.
              • Must be able to:
              • push/pull with 30 lbs. of force.
              • perform a sliding transfer of 150 lbs. with a second person present.
              • Required to use foot pedals on carts or machines.
              • Exposed to the following hazards on a continuous basis: mechanical, electrical, chemical, radiation, blood and body fluids.
              • Must have functional sight and hearing.
              • Required to wear masks, gloves, goggles, and gowns.
              • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, reach above shoulders and twist frequently during work shift.
              • Must be able to operate all equipment essential to performing the duties of the job.This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.Advocate Aurora Health Job ID #R87199. Posted job title: Surgical Technologist (ST)About Advocate Aurora HealthAdvocate Aurora Health's 22,000 nurses demonstrate our values of excellence, compassion and respect, collaborating to advance our stated purpose of helping people live well. To encourage you to be the best nurse you can, Advocate Aurora will provide support, tools and resources for orientation, education and professional development, in the care setting that is best for you. Your voice as a team member will be heard clearly whether you're at one of our 10 Magnet® designated hospitals or more than 500 sites of care. Join our team and be inspired to chart a course for Advocate Aurora to become the best place in the nation for nurses to pursue their passion.Benefits
                • Holiday Pay
                • Guaranteed Hours
                • Continuing Education
                • 401k retirement plan
                • Pet insurance
                • Wellness and fitness programs
                • Mileage reimbursement
                • Employee assistance programs
                • Medical benefits
                • Dental benefits
                • Vision benefits
                • Life insurance
                • Discount program

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Green Bay , Surgical Technologist - $25-39 per hour, Healthcare , Green Bay, Wisconsin

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