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Surgical Tech Intern - Operating Room
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Job Description

Position Type: PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0


Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That's what you'll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You'll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you.

Join us and together we'll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!

This position is for students who are enrolled in a Surgical Technology program who are interested in permanent employment upon graduation from an accredited program. Student must have completed their first two program quarters in the technology program and be a student in good standing. Will at all times work under direct supervision of a registered nurse.

Essential Job Functions

* With minimal assistance plans for and prepares necessary instruments, supplies and equipment required for surgical procedures.

* Demonstrates knowledge and technical skill in the care and use of instruments, supplies and equipment used to assist the physician in performing most surgical procedures.

* Assists in circulating duties with a registered nurse, as directed.

* With appropriate educational preparation the clinical assistant will be responsible for surgical technician duties under the direct supervision of the certified surgical technician or registered nurse. He or she may first scrub minor cases, may second scrub major cases, or may first scrub major cases with certified surgical technician direct supervision. The surgical technician assistant will never scrub alone.

* Assists with prepping patient for procedure as directed.

* Develops and maintains effective communication with patients, medical staff and hospital personnel.

* Assists in positioning and draping the patient for the appropriate procedure.

* Completes accurate sponge, needle and instrument counts with registered nurse.

* Performs scrub duties such as handing of instruments, holding retractors, cutting sutures, and maintaining a sterile field.

Position Qualifications


* High school graduate or the equivalent.

* Complete second quarter as a student in an accredited Surgical Technology program or first semester of accredited registered nursing program.


* CPR certification

* Experience:

* Enrolled in surgical career program including surgical technology program

Additional Information

* Requisition ID: 2019-R0237788
* Schedule: Part-time
* Shift: Flex Time
* Market: CHI Health

About Us

We are excited to share that CHI was named as one of America's Best Employers 2019, by Forbes. Click here to learn more.

Chances are, you're here because you're looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We're confident you'll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation's largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

Equal Opportunity Employment

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic

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