Surgical Technologist - CVOR (PRN)
Who are we?
Lutheran Hospital is a 396-bed tertiary care facility located in Fort Wayne, IN. Known to be Northern Indiana’s only kidney transplant program as well as having Lutheran Children’s Hospital and Neonatal intensive care, an accredited cancer program, bariatric surgery center, and breast center. Our facility also has a Level II adult and pediatric trauma center.
Looking for Surgical Technologists from new grads to experienced surgical technologists to join our team! Our passion is to deliver the highest level of expertise using cutting-edge technology, giving Surgical Technologists at every stage in their career opportunity to grow, lead and mentor into more specialized areas of our OR team, close to home. Our highly professional team of Surgical Technologists, nurses, and physicians is committed to providing quality patient care with a family-centered approach.
Teamwork is a vital part of our 20 operating rooms whereas as a Surgical Technologist will work in a fast pace environment, use good communication skills with team members while delivering confidence to the patient and family. If you are a certified surgical technologist who takes initiative, works hard, and is passionate about patient care, our Lutheran Hospital OR team wants you!
You will enjoy flexible scheduling for both full-time and part-time positions. Competitive offers may include sign-on bonuses, relocation packages, tuition reimbursement, and student loan repayment to name a few benefits.
- You will assist in preparing the operating room and perform assigned support duties during surgical procedures. You will assist in the turnover of the OR room
- You will check all instruments for workability prior to usage, displaying knowledge of the instrument and the content of the set.
- You will provide retraction of tissue and organs for optimal visualization with regard to tissue type and appropriate retraction instrument and/or technique.
- You will assist in maintaining hemostasis by direct pressure, use and application of an appropriate surgical instrument for the task, placement of ties, placement of suture ligatures, application of chemical hemostatic agents, or other measures as directed by the surgeon.
- You will assist with the resuscitation of a patient during cardiac arrest or other life-threatening events in the operating room
- You will perform any other duties or procedures incident to the surgical procedure deemed necessary and as directed by the surgeon
- Assists medical team with the procedure by draping patient and passing or holding surgical instruments as directed.
- Completes back table and mayo setups in time for surgical procedure.
- Completes draping as indicated by physician preference.
- Holds retractors based on needs of the physician/patient.
- Passes appropriate instruments to the surgical team as requested.
- Suctions or sponges operative site.
- Transfers and irrigates with fluid.
- Transfers without administering drugs within the sterile field.
- Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program or completed a surgical technology program or completed a surgical technology program provided by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard or the commissioned corps of the United States Public Health Service.
- Documentation of actively practicing surgical technology in a health care facility prior to July 1, 2009, certification (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology is required within 12 months from graduation date.
- Documentation of actively practicing surgical technology in a health care facility prior to July 1, 2009, will be accepted in lieu of certification requirements.
- Certification is not required to be maintained after initial attainment.
- CST certification required.
- 15 continuing education hours related to the practice of surgical technology must be maintained annually to continue employment. This is tracked within the department by management from documentation provided by the surg tech associate.
- CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) is required within three (3) months of the date in position and must be maintained current.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Lutheran Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.
Apply today to learn more about our variety of specialty surgical services including general, neurology, cardiovascular, robotics, bariatric, and pediatrics!
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