Surgical Tech (PT) - Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center
Sanford Health - Aberdeen, SD

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Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center. 2 Part-time positions available. 1 position 32 hrs per pay period and 1 position 48 hours per pay period.

The Surgical Technologist is a member of the surgical team who works with other personnel in delivering quality patient care to clients and assumes responsibilities pre-operatively, intra-operatively and post-operatively. The Surgical Technologist demonstrates technical competencies and knowledge of aseptic technique, operating room policies and procedures, equipment, supplies and instruments used in the operating room. The Surgical Technologist has positive interpersonal relationships and well-developed critical thinking skills. He/she supports the philosophy, goals and standards of the hospital, department and unit. The Surgical Technologist has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related patient care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. The Surgical Technologist is scrubbed in for short or long periods of time. The Surgical Technologist is 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.

The Surgical Technologist functions within their Scope of Practice according to federal and state law, and Sanford policies and guidelines. Following a formal competency-based orientation, competent performance is expected. Must be able to work with growth and development needs of all client populations. (Refer to Self Assessment Checklist for specific age groups.)

When students are providing patient care, treatment, and/or services as a part of their training, any/all employees may be asked to supervise the students.

Required Skills

Required Experience

Minimum of graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technology. National certification is preferred.

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