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Certified Surgical Technologist - $26-39 per hour

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Libertyville
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAdvocate Aurora Health is seeking a Certified Surgical Technologist for a job in Libertyville, Illinois.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: days
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Sign On BonusCertified Surgical Techs (full Time status) are eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus. Certified Surgical Techs with 2 years plus experience are eligible for a $14,000 sign on bonus. Payment is Split at 6 months and one year. This bonus is eligible to newly hired external applicants (current AAH Team Members are not eligible at this time)Take a peek at the Surgical Services Team at Advocate: Hours: Full Time Status and Options for shifts are (all include rotating call):7:00 am to 3:30 pm11:00 am to 7:30 pm3:00 pm to 11:30 pm11:00 pm to 7:30 amPosition Requirements:Graduate of surgical technologist programOR2 years of surgical scrub experienceCPR certified.Certified Surgical Technologist certification will be obtained by the employee by sitting for the certification exam within 3 months of employment.Must be willing to work with exposures to body fluids, waste and chemicals, radiation, hazardous materials, anesthesia gases and life threatening diseasesOn-call availability (nights, weekends, holidays)Rotating shiftsThis position needs to recognize the needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treated.Ability to move heavy patients and equipment and to stand for long periods of timeFlexibility to deal with stressful, changing environmentsAbility to respond quickly to emergenciesAbility to communicate, cooperate and work well with others.

    If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

    Purpose:To assist in providing quality patient care in a manner which is patient-focused, technically appropriate, and cost effective. The Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) works under the direct supervision of a registered nurse in accordance with the Standards of Practice and within the guidelines of the Illinois Nurse Practice Act.

    CST is responsible for establishing and maintaining a sterile field, a safe patient care environment, and appropriate supplies/equipment as required for the operative procedure. The CST functions as a cooperative health care team member in a critical care environment treating the patient in a holistic manner with dignity and respect.

    Accountabilities:Responsible for compliance with hospital policies and procedures.Responsible for maintenance of professional growth.Performs duties in the scrub role as assigned.Responsible for the preparation of the surgical field and supplies/instruments delivered to the field.In collaboration with health care team, assists in providing for a cooperative work environment.Advocate Aurora Health Job ID #R101121. Posted job title: Surgical Tech - CertifiedAbout 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
    • Sign-On bonus

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Chicago , Certified Surgical Technologist - $26-39 per hour, Healthcare , Libertyville, Illinois

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