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Surgical Technologist

Req #:  107391
Facility:  BroMenn Medical Center
Department:  Clinical Support
City:  Bloomington and Normal
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, a 221-bed full-service, not-for-profit hospital located in Normal, is one of the most advanced acute care facilities in central Illinois. From its beautiful atrium lobby to its state-of-the-art tower for critical care and obstetrics patients, the medical center's services encompass a wide range of acute, outpatient, rehabilitative and preventative health care.

Position Requirements:
High School diploma and graduate of accredited Surgical Technology program.

At least 5 yrs Operating Room Scrub experience or Certified Surgical Technologist within 90 days of hire date Ability to scrub and pass for surgical cases without coaching If less than 5 yrs Operating Room Scrub experience, then must provide proof of passing certification as a surgical technologist within 90 days

BLS certified.
Must be willing to work with exposure to blood and body fluids, radiation and waste anesthesia gases.
On~call availability as assigned (nights, weekends, and holidays).
Ability to move patients and equipment.


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.

Purpose:
To provide support for surgical services by assisting with patient care. To function as a cooperative health care team member in a critical care environment.

Accountabilities:
Function in scrub role in all surgical procedures.
Collaboration with health care team members to provide for a cooperative working environment.
Assurance that appropriate equipment is available and functional for O.R. suite.
Assistance in provision of sterile OR environment utilizing aspetic techniques.
Maintenance of inventory/supply levels for the O.R. suite via daily stocking of rooms.

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Bloomington IL
Nearest Secondary Market: Normal