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GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN ADMINISTRATIVE Certified Surgical Tech Primarily in LA CROSSE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you're looking for a job to love, apply today. Schedule Weekly Hours:36 .9 FTE (72 hours every two weeks) Shift: Primarily Days, with occasional Nights, PMs and Weekends. (6:15am - 3:45pm). Call is included with this position, averaging once a week and every fourth weekend. This position will work on the Cardiothoracic Team. Assists physician as scrub person according to prescribed standards. Assist RN in performing circulating duties as directed. Functions under direct supervision of a circulating nurse and physician. Display understanding of anatomy and physiology, the pathological condition affecting the patient, the planned operative procedure and consider any variations that may be necessary to meet the needs of a specific patient. Patient population to include neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric. Good interpersonal and analytical skills. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail for up to 80% of work time when performing technical tasks and anticipating surgeon's needs. Major Responsibilities: 1. Assists and anticipates needs of surgeon and surgical team by passing instrumentation, equipment and supplies accurately and quickly. 2. Predicting the needs of the patient and surgeon and preparing necessary items for cases. Demonstrates working knowledge of instruments/equipment used in surgical procedures. 3. Utilizes personal protective equipment. 4. Assisting in the clean up of the room between procedures. Making necessary preparations for subsequent procedures and for the next days procedures, including restocking, supplying and coordinating materials required for use on procedures (may include documentation of usage). 5. Directly responsible for maintaining aseptic integrity during the surgical procedure. Organizes sterile field for use, opens sterile supplies scrubbing and donning sterile gowns and gloves. Maintains correct account of sponges, needles, blades, and instruments with circulating RN per hospital SOP. 6. Assist team members during entry to sterile field. Expose the operative site with sterile drapes. 7. Actively participates in 'time out' procedure per hospital policy. 8. Maintains proper handling of operative specimens for laboratory analysis/delivery to lab. Follows established specimen log for both OR and Lab. 9. Prepares medications under the direct supervision of circulating RN 10. Assists RN in performing circulating duties as directed. 11. Performs other job-related responsibilities as requested to facilitate the smooth operation of department. 12. Precepting newly employed Surgical Technologists, assistants and RN's. Education and Learning: REQUIRED High School Diploma or equivalency + completion of a Surgical Technician Program Work Experience: REQUIRED No experience required. DESIRED 1... For full info follow application link. EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabilities ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/F2FBE2E181874B6C

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