• Surgical Technologist II

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
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  • Job Description

    Surgical Technologist II, Job, Full-time Evening Shift (3 x 12-hour shifts 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.), University of Chicago Medicine, Hyde Park, Illinois


    We're hiring for a Surgical Technologist II for the CCD Operating Room for a full-time Evening Shift (3 x 12-hour shifts 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.) for the University of Chicago Medicine Hyde Park, IL.


    As a Surgical Technologist II, you will be involved in process improvement or quality initiatives related to, but outside of, Perioperative Services. You will assist the nursing and medical staff in providing care to patients undergoing surgical intervention and performance of surgical scrub technologist duties; collaborates with nursing and other disciplines, when necessary, to revise the plan of care to meet the changing needs of the patient. Has constant contact with the Operating Room staff, physicians, clerical staff, anesthesia staff and materials management.


    Required Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist program
    • Minimum (1-3) years of Operating Room experience required


    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • Interpersonal skills necessary to facilitate communication
    • Basic knowledge and ability to perform surgical technologist skills, analytical skills necessary to interpret and communicate data relevant to direct patient care to RN and MD
    • Ability to function as a member of the surgical team, carrying out the instructions of surgeons and of the Circulating RN with speed, accuracy, and concentration
    • Able to prioritize daily activities
    • Able to recognize and intervene in life threatening situations
    • Able to maintain composure under stressful circumstances
    • Demonstrates higher level critical thinking and problem solving skills, thinks on an organizational level
    • Demonstrates a competent, courteous and professional manner with coworkers, physicians, visitors, patients and others
    • Maintaining confidentiality in execution of all duties, and superior knowledge and expert practice in the scrub role in advanced surgical procedures
    • Exhibits a high level of collaboration with peers in making decisions related to surgical patient care. Demonstrates critical thinking skills in relation to anticipating the perioperative needs of the patient and surgeon
    • Able to perform repetitive and physically demanding tasks
    • Able to wear lead aprons (ranging in weight from 10-25 pounds) for prolonged periods of time for protection from exposure to radiation.
    • Able to fulfill on-call responsibilities, being alert and ready to work in emergency situations


    • CST certification required

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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