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Company: Northfield Hospital
Location: Northfield, MN
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


On our Surgery team you won#t be just a number; you#ll be part of a supportive, caring and highly skilled team. This position will allow you to work on a variety of cases in a newer facility. With us you#ll work for a reputable, stable and independent organization.# If you have CST experience or will be graduating soon from a Surgical Tech program you won#t want to miss this opportunity!# This position is eligible for a $7,500 Sign-on Bonus! # Applies principles of asepsis in a knowledgeable manner that provides optimal patient centered care in the operating room.# Provides systems to ensure quality care and improved patient outcomes utilizing sterilization techniques.## Responsibilities: Organize the sterile instruments, supplies and equipment for each surgical procedure as required according to the physician#s preference. Conducts proper utilization of equipment. Provides a sterile field for surgical procedures. Assists in the maintenance of the sterile field by applying principles of aseptic techniques and informing the surgeon/surgical team of infractions. Applies aseptic and surgical techniques as described by AORN standards and facilities a physician#s performance of invasive and diagnostic procedures. Anticipates the needs of the surgeon, passing instruments and providing sterile items in an efficient manner. Performs counts of sponges, sharps and instruments according to procedure. Follows surgeon direction for retracting, cutting of suture and dressing application. Assists with OR cleaning and restocking. Follow AAMI/AORN recommended practices for decontamination/sterilization of instruments. Cleans, wraps and prepares instruments for sterilization. Scheduling of surgical cases. Qualifications:# Graduate of accredited OR Technician program One year of Surgical Tech experience preferred Certification by the Surgical Technologist Association Current BLS or willingness to obtain within 6 months of hire, company paid. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills Demonstrated medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology knowledge preferred Schedule: 64-80hrs/2wks Start times may vary between 6:00am to 8:00am; typically working an 8 hour shift Rotating call schedule including rotating holiday call Northfield Hospital # Clinics is an independent organization with over 800 employees. We are known for our positive work environment and quality patient care. We provide a full spectrum of services with our Hospital and Long Term Care Center in Northfield and primary and specialty clinics in Northfield, Lakeville, Farmington, Faribault and Lonsdale. With us you#ll find competitive pay and benefits (when hired for 40 hours/pay period or more) including health and dental insurance, vision discount plan, life and disability insurance, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and a pension plan with a generous employer contribution. #IND100

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