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Cardiac Surgical Technologist-$7,500 sign on bonus

Professional/Technical

Aspirus Wausau Hospital Inc

Wausau, WI

000160-SURGERY

Full Time

Varied

Weekend & Holiday rotation; every 3 - 4 weekends

24882

Aspirus is a nationally recognized physician-driven health care system.  For 10 consecutive years Truven/Watson Health has recognized Aspirus Wausau Hospital as a "Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital."  Enjoy the benefits of a large referral network as our health system offers 8 hospitals, 59 clinics and 7,600 employees.

                                                                          $7,500 Bonus!!!

 

As a Surgical Technologist you are responsible for planning and organizing supplies, instruments and equipment for surgical procedures. Join a team that collaborates with all surgical team members to assure the safe and efficient passage of a patient through surgery. Some general duties will include:

  • Involved in and responsible for a high degree of physician satisfaction.
  • Assist surgeon as scrub technologist according to prescribed standards.
  • Scrub, dons gowns and gloves in accordance with performance standards.
  • Set up table, instruments, and supplies and drapes operative field.
  • Assist and anticipates needs of the surgeon in providing instruments, sutures, sponges, and supplies.
  • Maintain and reports correct counts or discrepancies in counts of sponges, needles, and instruments with circulating nurse.
  • Clean rooms, furniture, equipment, and suite according to prescribed procedures.
  • Perform skin closure per surgeon request only after successful completion of wound closure course, evidence of competency and on-going documentation of skin closure to maintain competency.

Surgeries Performed:

  • AVR/Aortic Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Off Pump CABG
  • Complex Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • TAVR/MitraClip
  • Lung Surgery

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

Our ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Provide flexibility in the role of the surgical technologist to accommodate the diversity and variety of procedures as well as the fluctuating volumes of procedures.
  • Work flexible hours and potentially long hours.
  • One year acute care surgical experience beneficial.
  • Current CPR certification or obtained within 90 days of hire.

EDUCATION

Candidates should possess one or more of the following:

  • Knowledge of surgical standards and practices normally acquired through graduation from a surgical technologist program or related field and/or three or more years of related experience in the operating room.
  • Graduate of a certified surgical technologist program required.
  • Certified Surgical Technologist beneficial.