Inpatient Surgery Surgical Technologist Job in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Seeking Surgical Technologist

CLFC Healthcare AMI

Surgical Technologist - Inpatient Surgery

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Surgical Technologists (ST) are required to provide services for Veterans in the (OR) operating room and in non- OR locations within the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. As a member of a surgical team, the Surgical Technologist is expected to furnish assistance to the surgeon and other medical personnel during surgeries. The ST is expected to coordinate with the medical personnel in initiating and executing complex treatments within the scope of the surgeon’s supervision. Skill in human anatomy, surgical procedures and knowledge of appropriate technology necessary to assist with invasive and diagnostic surgeries is a requisite. Duties include:

  • Principal scrub personnel for instruments supplies and equipment necessary in the performance open heart, thoracic, vascular, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, orthopedic, urology, plastic and general surgeries
  • Preparation of sterile areas to include tools for surgeries, i.e., air-powered, fiber optic and laparoscopic equipment, microscopes, lasers, etc.    
  • Consultations with surgical personnel about upcoming surgeries to ensure all equipment is prepared
  • Preparation and completion of medical record information as designated by VAAAHS procedures. 
  • Availability for after-hours and weekend call coverage for emergency procedures, to include availability in 30 minutes upon being notified as needed.
  • Professionalism in the surgical room and constant awareness of the ongoing procedure to assist the surgeon.
  • Demonstration of skill in the surgery being performed.
  • Demonstration of skill in sterile and aseptic techniques
  • Awareness of when consultation with a doctor is necessary
  • Demonstration of skill in surgical procedures 
  • Expertise in human anatomy
  • Ability to classify immediate assignments by importance based on previous experience
  • Performance of related duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintaining compliance with all company policies and procedures 
  • Continuation of patient care and preparation of referrals as necessary
  • Completion of Performance Improvement (PI) if assigned by Chief of Surgery for data collection techniques, report production and oversight measures

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:                                                                                                                                                                                                            Assisted with more than 3 of the following types of surgeries: Cardiac, ENT/Head and Neck, General Surgery, Gynecology, Neurosurgery, Dental, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic, Plastic, Vascular, Thoracic or Urology. Necessary credentials are required for confirmation

  • Associate degree
  • Licensed and registered in any State, Territory or Commonwealth of the United States or Washington DC
  • Proficiency in both oral and written use of the English Language
  • More than five years of operating room experience with the most recent two years in the OR
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in surgical RN experience in orthopedics, neurology, general surgery, pen-vascular, plastics, ophthalmology, urology, ENT and cardiac/thoracic areas

Physical Requirements: 

  • Work in shifts of 8,10 or 12 hours at a time
  • Maintain professionalism and concentration for long periods of time during surgical procedures
  • Be available for after-hours and weekend call coverage for emergency procedures
  • Completion of VA training
  • Adhere to background check requirements

Other Details

Job ID: bfd723d8-7cf7-4800-9d6c-52f7259270e1

Practice Type: Employee

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company

Hiring Organization

CLFC Healthcare AMI
2215 Fuller Road
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

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