Surgical Technologist - $25-39 per hour

  • Advocate Aurora Health
  • Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA
  • Nov 17, 2023
Health Care

Job Description

Advocate Aurora Health is seeking a Surgical Technologist for a job in Oak Lawn, Illinois. Job Description & Requirements Specialty: Surgical Technologist Discipline: Allied Health Professional Duration: Ongoing 24 hours per week Shift: flexible Employment Type: Staff Sign On Bonus: This position is eligible for a $6,000 sign on bonus payable after 90 days. This bonus is eligible for newly hired external applicants. Current AAH Team Members are not eligible at this time. Position Requirement Graduate from an accredited Surgical Technologist Program ARC~STSA(CAAHEP~ Commision on Accredidation of Allied Health Education Programs) This position will need to recognize the needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients treated i.e. understand child growth and development normal patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging prior experience with various age groups is preferred Ability to work well with internal and external customers Fine motor skills Ability to wear a surgical mask and gloves Auditory skills which allow incumbent to hear individuals whose speech may be muffled CPR certified Certified Surgical Technologist certification from the NBSTSA (National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting) within 90 days of hire Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations May be exposed to hazardous materials and life threatening diseases heavy lifting in accordance with DOL definition Ability to work rotating shifts and day of the week including holidays and take call as needed Ability to work in a fast paced environment with established time constraints. Ability to communicate with mask on and not facing others. If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds or when patient is unable to assist with the lift patient handling equipment is expected to be used with at least one other associate when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis. Accountabilities: Functions in the scrub role on surgical procedures as a member of the surgical team Preparation and maintenance of the sterile field Participates in maintaining the readiness of the Operating Room Maintains professional work environment Demonstrates accountability for own self development Addendum: Operating room experience may be required. Surgical experience in the following areas may be required: adult and pediatric open heart, heart transplant, and VAD Advocate Aurora Health Job ID #R10656. Posted job title: operating room tech (certified) - .6 About Advocate Aurora Health Advocate Aurora Health’s 22,000 nurses demonstrate our values of excellence, compassion and respect, collaborating to advance our stated purpose of helping people live well. To encourage you to be the best nurse you can, Advocate Aurora will provide support, tools and resources for orientation, education and professional development, in the care setting that is best for you. Your voice as a team member will be heard clearly whether you’re at one of our 10 Magnet designated hospitals or more than 500 sites of care.   Join our team and be inspired to chart a course for Advocate Aurora to become the best place in the nation for nurses to pursue their passion. Benefits Holiday Pay Guaranteed Hours Continuing Education 401k retirement plan Pet insurance Wellness and fitness programs Mileage reimbursement Employee assistance programs Medical benefits Dental benefits Vision benefits Life insurance Discount program Sign-On bonus