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Job Title:

Support Technician - Surgery

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SSM Health - St. Mary's Hospital

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1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

This role will be M-F 6:40 a-3:10 p, but will need someone to be flexible! You will work to ensure patients are transported to different areas in the Surgery department as well as stocking and refilling supplies throughout the day to ensure all procedures are ready for the team. We are looking for someone with experience in the medical field or in a similar field to ensure the patient experience is top notch. Join the SSM Health team today!

Assists in planning, coordinating and implementing indirect patient care and unit maintenance.

• Prepares for surgery daily by stocking operating rooms according to PAR (Periodic Automatic Replenishment) levels, checking each operating room for proper equipment for cases scheduled, and checking case carts for instrumentation needs.
• Restocks warmers throughout the day with fluids, blankets, etc. Orders supplies from central supply/dispatch. Performs daily diagnostic testing and recording of sterilization equipment according to hospital policy and manufacturer's recommendations.
• Restocks and cleans all anesthesia equipment used, transporting equipment and supplies to other service areas of hospital as needed.
• Assists with the maintenance of surgery equipment by reporting malfunctions to the proper personnel.
• Assists in maintaining unit efficiency by cleaning operating rooms between procedures, washing instruments between procedures, and flash sterilizing instruments under the direction of a certified surgical tech or registered nurse.
• Assists with lifting and turning patients, transporting patients, and assisting in pre/post op areas and PACU (Post-Anesthesia Care Unit) as needed.
• Exhibits excellent verbal communication skills and commitment to patient satisfaction 100% of the time. Utilizes service recovery skills by reporting any concerns to the appropriate personnel.
• Maintains communication with operating room director, management, anesthesiologist, CRNAs, and appropriate service representatives to ensure efficient work flow.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

• High school diploma or equivalent

• One year experience


Benefits Statement: Our robust employee benefits package includes health benefits, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability coverage, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption reimbursement, an employee assistance program, retirement plan options and more.

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings.

Company Information

SSM Health is one of the largest Catholic health systems in the country and is dedicated to quality and compassionate care for anyone in need, regardless of ability to pay. Based in St. Louis, where its System Office is located, SSM Health operates 20 hospitals in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma. We provide care in various settings: outpatient sites, physician offices, a pharmacy benefit company, an insurance plan, hospitals, nursing homes, home care, hospice, telehealth and a technology company.Our Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.

Application Instructions:

Requisition #: R5415
Facility: IL- St. Mary's Hospital Centralia
Address: 400 N. Pleasant Ave Centralia, IL
Shift: Day Shift
Employment Type: Full Time
Scheduled Hours Per Week: 40
Posting Date: 2/19/2020

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