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Surgical Tech- Mayfair Surgery Center - NO WEEKENDS & NO CALL

Job ID

181185

Specialty / Department

Asc Mayfair

Full / Part Time

Full-Time

Hours / Bi-weekly Pay Period

80

Shift / Scheduled Hours

1

1st shift, no weekends, no holidays, no call, SIGN ON BONUS

Location

  • Wauwatosa 2999 N Mayfair Rd
    2999 N Mayfair Rd Wauwatosa, WI 53222

How You’ll Make a Difference

Performs a variety of preparatory, scrubbing and related services necessary to provide patient service in the Surgical Center while adhering to established service standards. Assists with basic surgical cases in all surgical specialty areas. Specializes in a surgical specialty area, where applicable.


Specializes in a surgical specialty area where applicable, serving as a resource to others and assisting with complex surgical cases.

Sets up (according to each physician's specification) and operates the various types of equipment used during procedures; especially as it relates to the area of specialization. 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.

Precepts Surgical Technologists I. Anticipates the Technologists I ability to handle a situation and intervenes when appropriate.

Provides for a clean, safe and efficient area conducive to optimal patient care. This includes the application of knowledge and experience with aseptic surgical technique in the preparation of materials, supplies and equipment for the surgical procedure (i.e., 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) and returning equipment post procedure.

Adheres to institutionally approved infection control policies.

Notifies appropriate staff of equipment and supply problems.

Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique and/or transports equipment and supplies.

Serves as a Second Assistant when necessary. Assists in the instrument room by cleaning and wrapping instruments, where applicable.

Qualifications

License & Certifications

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

Completion of an accredited or approved program in Surgical Technology.

Experience

No experience required

Demonstrated ability to meet Surgical Technologist I competencies.Familiarity with and adept with all types of procedures within their specialty. Maintains basic knowledge of a variety of surgical procedures. Maintains knowledge of various types of equipment used in the Surgical Center.Participates in call coverage following satisfactory completion of formal orientation.Participates in relevant educational programs and department meetings.

At Aurora Health Care

We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.


Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora.  We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included.  We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone.  Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing.  We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations.  We are an equal opportunity employer.