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Job Title:

Surgical Technologist

Job Post ID:



SSM Health - St. Mary's Hospital

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1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Do you have interest in the Operating Room and assisting with the complex procedures and surgeries that take place at SSM Health? We are wanting to add to our dedicated staff to provide the best care for our surgical patients as scrubs and circulators. If you are seeking a Monday-Friday (typically 7 am -330 pm) role with occasional call times and a role that you are grow with and learn each and every day, this role is for you.

Responsible for the provision of patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary for the care of patients and the maintenance of the Operating Room under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Sets up Operating Room with needed items for patient care; gathers supplies, x-rays, instruments, etc., for cases; handles instruments during procedures. Communicates information to the RN regarding patients.

• Practices and implements the technical components of patient care under the supervision of a RN.
• Collaborates with the RN and other healthcare professionals. to implement a plan of care that incorporates physician preferences, nursing assessments and diagnostic data in a manner that is prioritized, timely, and integrated with the plan of care.
• Prepares equipment, supply and resource needs based on an individualized plan of care. Re-evaluates and modifies resource needs as needed.
• Communicates accurate and timely information to the Registered Nurse regarding patients in their care.
• Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to perform all aspects of a variety of surgical procedures. Maintains knowledge and skills to properly operate all surgical equipment and instruments. Utilizes appropriate aseptic technique when handling supplies, instruments, and equipment.
• Follows laboratory policy and procedure to correctly handle and label all laboratory specimens.
• Documents quality controls thoroughly and accurately according to unit specific standards.
• Demonstrates competence in problem solving, conflict resolution, and team building. Serves as a resource to other team members.
• Organizes and utilizes time efficiently. Demonstrates appropriate prioritization. Maintains an organized work environment.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

• Graduate of a technical program for operating room technicians
• No experience required


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 #: R1747
Facility: IL-Good Samaritan Hospital Mt. VernonIL-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Centralia
Address: 1 Good Samaritan Way Mt. Vernon, IL
420 N Pleasant Ave Centralia, IL
Shift: Day Shift
Employment Type: Full Time
Scheduled Hours Per Week: 40
Posting Date: 1/14/2020

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