Technologist-Surgical Skilled

  • Indiana University Health - Merged site
  • IU Health Arnett Lafayette Indiana 47905 US
  • Posted: Mar 18, 2019
Other Allied Health

Job Description

 

Indiana University Health is Indiana's most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state.

We are Indiana's #1 ranked healthcare system and nationally ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.

We're looking for team members who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day.

 

At IU Health, your personal and professional growth is a top priority. You will have access to many diverse opportunities to learn and develop in meaningful ways that matter most to you, such as training, leadership development, promotion opportunities and cross training development.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed for you, which includes Medical-Dental-Vision, a matching 401K and PTO.

Apply teamwork. Apply experience. Apply skill. Apply yourself. And together we can change everything

Provides service and support before, during, and after surgical procedures. Assists in ensuring the presence and proper arrangement of surgical equipment, supplies and instrumentation in the operating room prior to each operation. Provides assistance to the surgeon in the operating room as allowed by professional and legal standards. Assists in the turnover of the operating room after the procedure ensuring proper routing and/or processing of all specimens, equipment, instrumentation and supplies. Works as a member of the surgical team with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses, and other surgical personnel.

QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
  • Requires a High School Diploma/GED.
  • Requires certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist obtained from the NBSTSA.
  • Requires Basic Life Support Certification.
  • Requires the ability to resource advanced technology.
  • Requires 15 continuing education units annually as required by state law.
  • Requires knowledge of various surgical procedures in order to anticipate the needs of the surgeon and to recognize the problems encountered by the surgeon within 12 months of employment.
  • Requires knowledge of name and function of surgical equipment and instrumentation.
  • Requires strict adherence to policies and regulations regarding maintenance of sterile field.