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Surgical Tech Intern

Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

**Surgical Tech Intern**CHI Health Mercy Council BluffsCouncil Bluffs, Iowa**Requisition ID** 2020-126091 **Employment Type** PRN **Department** Surgery **Hours/Pay Period** 0 **Shift** Varies **Weekly Schedule** Days, Mon-Fri **Remote** No **Category** Technician**Overview****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! (http://catholichealthinitiatives.org/find-a-career)**Responsibilities**This position is for students who are enrolled in a surgical technology career program and are interested in permanent employment upon graduation from an accredited program. Students 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 Key Job Responsibilities**1. With minimal assistance, plans for and prepares necessary instruments, supplies and equipment required for surgical procedures.2. 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.3. Assists in circulating duties with a registered nurse.4. Responsible for surgical technician duties under the direct supervision of the certified surgical technician or registered nurse. May first scrub minor cases, second scrub major cases, or first scrub major cases with certified surgical technician direct supervision. This position will never scrub alone.5. Assists with prepping patient for procedure as directed.6. Assists in positioning and draping the patient.7. Completes accurate sponge, needle and instrument counts with registered nurse.8. Assists in: proper care of specimens, cleaning and maintaining surgical instruments, room turnover and cleaning, transporting patients to and from surgery, transporting blood products and specimens to and from the laboratory.9. Performs all work in accordance with accepted standards of sanitation, safety and roper handling techniques and maintains patient confidentiality.10. Other duties as assigned by management.**Qualifications**Complete second quarter as a student in an accredited Surgical Technology program or first semester of accredited registered nursing program.BLS Certified through American Heart Association\#CHIMercyCB**Equal Opportunity**CommonSpirit Health--- is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed toa diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protectedby law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,pleaseclick here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1\_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)CommonSpirit Health--- will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).CommonSpirit Health--- participates in E-Verify.

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