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Surgical Technician (7am to 3pm) (2k sign on bonus with prior OR experience) - Surgical Technician

Company: Swedish Covenant Hospital
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Surgical Technician (7am to 3pm) (2k sign on bonus with prior OR experience)Performs as a member of the Operating Room team in technical capacities of scrubbing on surgical cases. Assists the Registered Nurse circulator, and acts as a resource person for the instrument aid and Operating Room service orderlies.


Essential Functions

* Demonstrates a commitment to the mission of Swedish Hospital and

demonstrates a service orientation and adheres to all responsibilities and standards

of the Hospital.

* Prepares the operating room for assigned surgical procedure.
* Intraoperatively assists the operating room team, according to policy.
* Provides patient safety at all times.
* Preserves all specimens according to policy.
* Assists with post-procedure routine and reprocessing of instrumentation.
* Assists in the orientation of new personnel.
* Takes "on-call" rotation as assigned with a registered nurse.
* Ensures the proper handling and care of surgical instrumentation and equipment.
* Assists specialty registered nurse in the organization and reordering of supplies, as assigned by Nurse Manager.
* Attends in-services, maintains skills and seeks to increase knowledge base. Attends staff meetings.

Other Functions

* Assists the central supply technicians as directed by the Nurse Manger.
* Assists in cleaning/restocking of the Operating Room suites as directed by the Nurse Manager.


Patients vary in age from pediatric to geriatric. Responsible to meet the needs of the pediatric to geriatric patient.


* High School graduate or equivalent.
* One year Operating Room experience.
* Alertness, good communication skills, technical skill with surgical procedures, able to perform as a team member, learns quickly, follow directions, and good organizational skills.
* Accuracy in all procedural aspects.


* Current CPR Card




* Patients
* Patients' family and visitors
* Physicians
* Nursing staff
* Ancillary staff members


* On feet the major portion of the day.
* Lifting of heavy trays.
* Retracting/holding instrumentation for long periods of time.
* Noise of equipment.
* Lifting of patients, positioning of patients, pushing carts.
* Exposure to blood/body fluids or air-borne disease.
* Exposure to cleaning chemicals.


* Name, Demographic & Service Specific Clinical (i.e. clinical information specific to the department)
* Computer system access is assigned based on manager's access level request and on the minimum necessary as described in this job description. Approval for level of access is given by the system administrator or manager of the department that has ownership of system/module. See Computer System Access Controls policy.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work

performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Keywords: Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago , Surgical Technician (7am to 3pm) (2k sign on bonus with prior OR experience) - Surgical Technician, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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