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Position Detail
Requisition/Job ID#:
Days plus call
Functional Area:
Employment Type:
Regular, Full Time
Prairie du Chien, WI
Education Required:
Surgical Services
Position Description
Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.

Essential Functions Statement(s)
• Maintain a proper sterile field during surgical procedures.
• Count sponges, needles, and instruments before and after operation.
• Hand instruments and supplies to surgeons and surgeons' assistants, hold retractors and cut sutures, and perform other tasks as directed by surgeon during operation.
• Prepare patients for surgery, including positioning patients on the operating table and covering them with sterile surgical drapes to prevent exposure.
• Scrub arms and hands and assist the surgical team to scrub and put on gloves, masks, and surgical clothing.
• Wash and sterilize equipment.
• Monitor and continually assess operating room conditions, including patient and surgical team needs.
• Prepare dressings or bandages and apply or assist with their application following surgery.
• Clean and restock operating room, gathering and placing equipment and supplies and arranging instruments according to instructions, such as a preference card.
• Operate, assemble, adjust, or monitor sterilizers, lights, suction machines, or diagnostic equipment to ensure proper operation.
• Prepare, care for, and dispose of tissue specimens taken for laboratory analysis.
• Provide technical assistance to surgeons, surgical nurses, or anesthesiologists.
• Maintain supply of fluids, such as plasma, saline, blood, or glucose, for use during operations.
• Maintain files and records of surgical procedures.
• Observe patients' vital signs and report.
• Order surgical supplies.
• Participate in the rotation of duties within the department.
Position Requirements

Successfully completed a Surgical Technician program (or related degree): Required

Computer Skills: Basic computer proficiency

Certifications & Licenses:
Certified in BLS
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or related certification, or must obtain certification within 6 months of employment
Required Documents
Applicants will need to submit the following documents during the application process.
Cover Letter
3 Professional References
Crossing Rivers Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Background and drug testing required.

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