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Surgical Technician Certified (Pool) - Golf Surgical Center

Company: Surgery Care Affiliates
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

**Overview**Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA's 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com .Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits---+ Positive work culture+ Career growth opportunities+ Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employment+ Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays+ Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits+ Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance+ Excellent 401(k) Plan**Facility Description:**Opened in 1988, Golf Surgical Center is a multi-specialty ASC uniquely equipped with 5 operating rooms, a GI Room, an Eye Laser Room and a Minor Procedure Room. Golf Surgical Center is fully licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health and Medicare, and fully accredited by AAAHC. Specialties offered are: Pain Management, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Dental, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Podiatry and Urology**Accountabilities / Responsibilities**+ Functions as a certified scrub technician in the operating room/procedure room under the direction of the Registered Nurse.+ Assists with gowning and gloving other members of the surgical team.+ Assists with the preparation of the operating room for surgical procedures.+ Assists with skin preparations and with draping of patients.+ Assists with care, preparation, maintenance and after-care of sterile and un-sterile supplies and equipment.+ Knows and practices the principles and procedures of sterile technique.+ Handles specimens in accordance with facility policy and procedures.+ Removes drapes at end of procedure, cleanses the patients of prep solution and applies dressing as needed.+ Cleans and/or disinfects instruments and equipment after use and returns it to the proper area for storage or processing.+ Participates in sponge, instrument and needle count with the circulating nurse.+ Demonstrates ability to understand and use sterilizers, high-level disinfectors, instrument washers, and other designated processors.+ Demonstrates ability to understand use, function, interpretation, documentation, and record-keeping of chemical and biological indicators related to instrument and equipment high-level disinfection and sterilization processes.+ Demonstrates understanding of operating room/procedure room technical equipment according to manufacturer's guidelines, policy and procedures.+ Assists with stocking, replenishing and preparation of supplies.+ Updates knowledge in surgical techniques and related nursing care.+ Checks updated schedule every morning and prepares room supplies and equipment.**Qualifications**+ Graduate of a recognized and accredited Certified Surgical Technologist Program.+ Current BLS certification.+ Minimum 2 years previous experience in either a hospital or ambulatory surgical center setting required. Strong Orthopedic background preferred.+ Excellent knowledge of aseptic and sterile technique.+ Ability to tolerate prolonged periods of standing and walking.+ Ability to perform lifting and transporting of patients; and lifting of instrument trays and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.+ Ability to work with minimal supervision and to organize work in order of importance.+ Ability to work effectively in stressful situations and in a variety of peri-operative environments.myscabenefits.comSCA requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status. SCA will also adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as related company policy. When required, SCA will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.As a representative of Surgical Care Affiliates, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct impact on the Facility's success. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliated schools, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork, a culture of safety, and in accordance with SCA Core Values.EEO StatementWe value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.**Job Locations** _US-IL-Des Plaines_**\# of Openings** _1_**Category** _Per Diem_**System ID** _10313_**Telecommute** _No_**Employee Type** _Per Diem_**Employee Status** _Part-time_**Group Name** _Legacy_

Keywords: Surgery Care Affiliates, Des Plaines , Surgical Technician Certified (Pool) - Golf Surgical Center, Healthcare , Des Plaines, Illinois

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