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Facility: Broadway Hospital
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 801 Broadway N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
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. If Surgical Technology is your passion, work with an employer that takes pride in its employees, the patient care that they help provide and the excellence each individual brings. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.
Surg Techs have a growing presence in health care. Sanford Health would love to help you achieve your career goals as an Surg Tech. The Surg Tech Sponsorship is financial assistance to support tuition and other expenses while you progress through your school's program. Upon graduation, Sanford and the sponsored student will partner for a full time employment commitment at Sanford Health as a Surg Tech in an area of need in Fargo for two years. Current students are eligible to apply. This sponsorship can be used in conjunction with other financial aid. Surgical Technologist duties include but are not limited to:
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 sepsis 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.
Must be accepted into a Surgical Technologist program.
Must commit to working 2 years full-time as a Surg Tech at Sanford in Fargo, ND after graduation.
Must maintain a GPA that meets program requirements and show forward progression through the program of study.
Grades must be submitted following graduation, and UAP Registry status must be updated by the student.
Must sign a contract and provide proof of program acceptance before payments are processed.
Must commit to participating in Sanford Check-Ins (email, phone, or in person) during program of study.
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 https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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-22031