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Trinity Health Surgical Technician West Des Moines Surgery in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Description:

$5,000 Sign On Bonus!

GENERAL SUMMARY: Delivers intraoperative care to the surgical patient, primarily in the scrub role. Serves the patients from neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Scrubs surgical cases in own specialty independently and in other areas with minimal direction. - Maintains knowledge of equipment set-up and functioning and seeks appropriate resource when necessary. - Assists in the circulating role under the direct supervision of R.N. - Prepares for surgical cases in an efficient manner, anticipating needs of patient, surgeon, anesthesia and other O.R. team members. - Provides a safe environment for patient and staff by adhering to standards of aseptic technique and department/hospital policy. - Communicates effectively with patient, staff and physicians. MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: - Participates in orientation of new personnel. - Assists in maintenance of physician preference cards. - Participates in departmental Performance Improvement activities. - Attends department meetings and inservices.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Completion of accredited Surgical Technology program.

  • Basic Life Support certified within six (6) weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

  • Proof of completion of Adult and Child Mandatory Reporter abuse training within three (3) months of hire.

  • Ability to read, write and speak English language.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Care@Work program supporting any child care, pet care, or adult dependent needs

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Matching Retirement Programs

  • Wellness Program

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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