Surgical Technologist Certified - Operating Room - Broadway
Company: Sanford Health
Posted on: May 13, 2020
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Facility: Broadway Hospital
Location: Fargo, ND
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Surgical technologist are an integral part of the team of medical
practitioners providing surgical care to patients. Assists in the
assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care that
meets the mission and goals of quality care and service excellence
at Sanford. Assist with assessing, planning, implementing,
evaluating, or documenting the care of patients. This care will be
delivered in accordance with established standards of performance.
Will work under the supervision and delegation authority of a
surgeon, and in some cases other clinical licensed professionals,
to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive and
non-invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room
environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that
the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize
patient safety. Accurately accounting for items used during a
procedure and maintaining an organized sterile field facilitates
accountability for all items during and after a procedure.
Demonstrate knowledge in the theory and application of the
principles of asepsis and sterile technique to combine the
knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation
and tools and technologies to facilitate a provider's performance
of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Actively
participates in safety measures, maintains an organized sterile
field, as well as maintain awareness of the location of all
supplies needed for the course of the procedure. Prepares the
surgical environment before procedures; ensuring that supplies and
dedicated devices are sterile and ready for surgery, as well
clipping, transporting, positioning, and ensuring aseptic incisions
sites. The surgical technologist may also assist in the preparation
of patients prior to procedures. Make minor adjustments to avoid
instrument malfunctions and keeping them in operating condition.
May conduct sterile and unsterile supply quality assurance checks
are according to sterilization principles before procedure. Verify
the completeness of items when returned from the surgical site.
Participate in reconciliation activities. Demonstrate positive
interpersonal relationships and well-developed critical thinking
skills; must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and must
be able to adjust to changes in duties with minimal notice, as the
schedule requires. May assist with additional administration duties
as needed for case preparation of patients. Provides services for
patients during surgical procedures. Assists in the assessment,
planning, implementation and evaluation of care that meets the
mission and goals of quality care and service excellence at
Sanford. This care will be delivered in accordance with established
standards of performance. Provides services for patients during
The Broadway campus is home to 13 state-of-the-art operating rooms.
9 of the rooms perform inpatient surgery and the other 4 rooms are
Same Day Surgery suites. The Broadway Operating Rooms specialize in
robotics and transplant services. Specialties include gynecology,
urology, general surgery, oncology, ENT, pediatric dentistry,
plastics and bariatrics.
Graduate from approved school for Surgical Technology.
Obtains and maintains state and national certification as a
Surgical Technologist at time employment begins. Basic Life Support
(BLS) required within first 60 days of employment into position. If
working in North Dakota, must be on the North Dakota Board of
Nursing Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP) Registry at the time
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to
request an accommodation for help with your online application,
please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to
Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-13062
Keywords: Sanford Health, Fargo , Surgical Technologist Certified - Operating Room - Broadway, Healthcare , Fargo, North Dakota
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