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Allina Health System Surgical Technologist in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Date Posted: September 16, 2021 Department: 34005810 Operating Room Shift: Day/Evening (United States of America) Hours Per Week: 32 Union Contract: ADIT-2-United Residual Workers Weekend Rotation: Occasional Job Summary: Participates in providing care to patients undergoing surgical intervention, including identifying, assembling and facilitating use of surgical instruments, equipment and supplies to assist the surgical team. Tasks are supervised by Registered Nurse and delegated by the surgeon. May also perform in the sterile processing function as needed. Will eventually be required to take call after orientation. Job Description: Principle Responsibilities Participates as a surgical team member Prepares the OR and sets up for procedures. Identifies supplies, instruments and equipment needed. Maintains safe environment for patient and other staff, using electrical equipment and instruments correctly. Follows aseptic technique standards of practice. Complies with regulatory requirements for point of use care of instruments. Handles medications and specimens following policies/procedures. Assists the physician in the scrub role during surgical procedures Maintains a sterile field. Anticipates needs for instruments, equipment and other supplies. Performs sponge, sharps and other counts accurately. Accounts for all instruments and items on the field. Communicates to physician and circulator when needs arise during the surgical intervention. Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements Associate's or Vocational degree graduate of accredited Surgical Technology program required Less than 2 Years In facilities that are not able to hire new graduates required or Some facilities are able to hire new graduates Certified Surgical Technologist - The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting required upon hire or Certified Surgical Technologist - The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting required if new graduate, certification within 180 Days or Certified Surgical Technologist - The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting required if new graduate, where contract allows within 1 Year BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required upon hire Leadership Capabilities See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission. I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success. I help my team connect to the broader mission I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves. I role-model self-care and ongoing development I share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and success I demonstrate enthusiasm for learning I candidly advocate for the resources I need I support my colleagues in their development and growth Deliver Excellence: Set and align clear goals, measure results, and continually improve safety, quality, experience, and innovation. I take ownership of outcomes and fulfillment of goals I facilitate adjustments to assure positive results I work with a sense of urgency, concern and determination I use well-grounded approaches to create sustainable solutions repeatedly I engage and foster improvements to impact safety, quality, and efficiency Succeed Together:Connect with others authentically. Recogni