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Surgical Technologist Certified (FT) / Travel Float Pool

Company: SCA Health
Location: Vernon Hills
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

US-IL-Vernon Hills - US-IL-Naperville - US-IL-Downers Grove - US-IL-Libertyville - US-IL-Joliet - US-IL-Arlington Heights - US-IL-Des Plaines# of Openings: 2Category: Technician/Clinical UnlicensedSystem ID: 21582Group Name: Enterprise ServicesOverviewAre you an experienced Surgical Technologist who is interested in working at multiple surgery centers and working with a wide range of Surgeons? Do you enjoy delivering exceptional care to your patients? SCA Health is looking for an experienced Surgical Technologist who will join our team and travel to several different centers in the Chicagoland Suburbs. This position is a full-time position and will be compensated at a Float rate and will receive mileage reimbursement.Our Full-Time Surgical Technologist will travel between the below SCA Health surgery centers: Hawthorn Surgery Center-Vernon HillsNaperville Surgical Centre- NapervilleMidwest Center for Day Surgery-Downers GroveAdvocate Condell Surgery Center- LibertyvilleAmSurg Surgery Center-JolietNorthwest Surgery Center- Arlington HeightsGolf Surgery Center- Des PlainesSCA Health (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA Health's 11,000 teammates operate more than 260 surgical facilities that serve over 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.sca.health.Why join SCA Health? Consider the following fantastic benefits...Positive work cultureFloat rate plus mileage reimbursementCareer growth opportunitiesComprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employmentPaid time off plus 8 paid holidaysMaternity/paternity/adoption benefitsEmployer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insuranceExcellent 401(k) Planmyscabenefits.comAccountabilities / ResponsibilitiesWe are actively hiring for a Surgical Technologist Certified / Travel Float PoolPromote the mission, vision, and values of SCA Health. Contribute to the company's mission and vision by utilizing the nursing process in planning, executing, and evaluating the nursing care given to the surgical patient.Float between other ambulatory surgery centers in the Chicagoland Suburbs.Serve as a collaborative consultant and facility advocate champion a positive work environment.Ability to acclimate to different clinical settings with minimal supervision.Function as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures by:Protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, laser, mechanical, and thermal sources. Demonstrating safe operating of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation. Performing accounting procedures to protect the patient from unintended retained surgical items. Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patient's advocate. Handling specimens according to facility policy and procedures. Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment. Performing interventions to maintain the patient's wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levels. Performing interventions to protect the patient from surgical site infection. Assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure. Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure. Providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure. Protecting the patient's rights, dignity, and privacy. Providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice. Maintaining a fire safe environment. Practicing and monitoring aseptic technique. Complying with Universal Protocol and facility site validation and time-out policy. Maintain radiation safety at all times in accordance with facility policies and procedures. Clean and prepare surgical instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas. Evaluate the patient's progress toward attaining outcomes. Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise and pertinent to the patient's condition and response to care. Document episode of care accurately, timely, completely, and legibly. Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the perioperative team and other stakeholders. Assist with post procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients. Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning perioperative patient care. Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects. Participate in the performance appraisal process. Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships. Maintain required competencies. Pursue professional growth. Act as a patient advocate and main privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information. Comply with all SCA HEALTH and facility policies and procedures, regulatory and accreditation standards and professional guidelines when providing patient care. Actively participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles. Demonstrate fiscal responsibility. Perform all other duties as assigned. QualificationsHigh School Graduate or equivalent. Graduate of a recognized and accredited Surgical Technologist Program. Four years' experience in OR.Experience in working in multi-specialty surgery centers.Demonstrates a high degree of clinical competence and professional maturity.Willing to drive to different facilities located in the Chicagoland Suburbs plus milage paid.Prior Experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred. Current Surgical Technologist certification preferred. Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification. Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Physically demanding, high-stress environment Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions Pushing and pulling heavy objects Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients and equipment Manual and finger dexterity Hand eye coordination Standing and walking for extensive periods of time Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range Working irregular hours As a representative of SCA Health, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct impact on the Facility's success. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliated schools, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork, a culture of safety, and in accordance with SCA Health Core Values. SCA Health requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status. SCA HEALTH will also adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as related company policy. When required, SCA Health will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.EEO StatementWe value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at SCA Health: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.PI180306102

Keywords: SCA Health, Arlington Heights , Surgical Technologist Certified (FT) / Travel Float Pool, Healthcare , Vernon Hills, Illinois

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