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Facility: Bismarck Medical Center
Location: Bismarck, ND
Address: 300 7th St, Bismarck, ND 58501,
Shift: 10 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Surgical technologists are an integral part of the team of
medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients. Assists
in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care
that meets the mission and goals of quality care and service
excellence at Sanford. Assist with assessing, planning,
implementing, evaluating, or documenting the care of patients. This
care will be delivered in accordance with established standards of
performance. Will work under the supervision and delegation
authority of a surgeon, and in some cases other clinical licensed
professionals, to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of
invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the
operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions
properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under
conditions that maximize patient safety. Accurately accounting for
items used during a procedure and maintaining an organized sterile
field facilitates accountability for all items during and after a
procedure. Demonstrate knowledge in the theory and application of
the principles of asepsis and sterile technique to combine the
knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation
and tools and technologies to facilitate a provider's performance
of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Actively
participates in safety measures, maintains an organized sterile
field, as well as maintain awareness of the location of all
supplies needed for the course of the procedure. Prepares the
surgical environment before procedures; ensuring that supplies and
dedicated devices are sterile and ready for surgery, as well as
clipping, transporting, positioning, and ensuring aseptic incisions
sites. The surgical technologist may also assist in the preparation
of patients prior to procedures. Make minor adjustments to avoid
instrument malfunctions and keeping them in operating condition.
May conduct sterile and unsterile supply quality assurance checks
are according to sterilization principles before procedure. Verify
the completeness of items when returned from the surgical site.
Participate in reconciliation activities.
Demonstrate positive interpersonal relationships and
well-developed critical thinking skills; must be able to work in a
fast-paced environment and must be able to adjust to changes in
duties with minimal notice, as the schedule requires. May assist
with additional administration duties as needed for case
preparation of patients. Provides services for patients during
surgical procedures. Assists in the assessment, planning,
implementation and evaluation of care that meets the mission and
goals of quality care and service excellence at Sanford. This care
will be delivered in accordance with established standards of
performance. Provides services for patients during surgical
procedures. LPN duties included in scope of practice for those
possessing an LPN license.
Sign-on bonus available!
Shift: 10 hour shifts, scheduled day/evening hours Monday
through Friday. Also call: 1 every week, 1 weekend roughly every 5
to 6 weeks
12 operating rooms with the following specialties: general, ortho,
neuro, cardiovascular, ENT, OB/GYN, urology, plastics, and podiatry
Graduate of an approved school of surgical technology or
graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing as a Licensed
Practical Nurse (LPN) required.
Experience in an operating room setting is preferred. Must have
a good knowledge of anatomy, physiology, medical and surgical
terminology, instrumentation, aseptic techniques, and surgical
procedures acquired through post-secondary training.
National certification as a Surgical Technologist preferred.
If an LPN, currently holds an unencumbered Licensed Practical
Nurse (LPN) license with State Nursing board and/or possess
multi-state licensure privileges.
Basic Life Support (BLS) required within first 60 days of
employment into position.
Completes required annual continuing education units (CEU) and
competency training requirements of the department and facility.
Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific
competencies and certifications.
If working in North Dakota and not an LPN, must be on the North
Dakota Board of Nursing Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP)
Registry at the time employment begins.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for
qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on
eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental
insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement
plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To
review your benefit eligibility, visit
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an
individual with a disability and would like to request an
accommodation for help with your online application, please call
1-877-673-0854 or send an email to email@example.com .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted
offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background
screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-45034