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Operating Room Surgical Tech First Assist

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1207740
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville.  As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.
     
    Facts at a Glance:                                                                    
    •Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
    •Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations
    •Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health
    •IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region
    •Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958
    •Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
    •Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers
    •IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital
    •Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties

    Perioperative Services provides care and support services for the surgical, gastroenterology, treatment, Cardiac Cath Lab, and pain center patients.  Perioperative services provides care for the adult and pediatric patients throughout the continuum of their Perioperative stay.  Procedures may be performed on both inpatient and outpatient adult surgical and gastroenterology patients.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Acts as a first assistant to surgeons during surgical procedures in the operating room. Performs selected technical duties in an expanded perioperative role under the direction of the surgeon.


    Responsibilities

  • Delivers intraoperative patient care as the first assistant to the surgeon(s) as a collaborative team member.
  • Maintains accountability for the provision of surgical instruments to the surgical team.
  • Functions as a member of the surgical team and contribute to the overall efficiency of the perioperative department.
  • Participates in professional development and life-long learning.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • CERT SURG TECH FIRST ASSIST
  • Surgical Technician

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Surgical Technician Certification
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer