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-Surgical Technician

CHI Saint Joseph Health System Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

The posted compensation range of $21.80 - $31.62 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-316270 Employment Type Full Time Department Pre & Post Surgery Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Days Remote No Category Technician

Saint Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility located in Lexington Kentucky. Founded in 1877 a small group of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky led by Sister Euphrasia Stafford began their health ministry. Their mission was to provide compassionate care to the poor and underserved – a tradition still carried out today. Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky with a full range of services including distinguished awards for cardiology orthopedics and stroke care. CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Position is eligble for $10,000 Sign On Bonus!

Facilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds to the needs of the surgical team.

1. Promotes the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
2. Functions as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures by
a. assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure;
b. preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure;
c. performing accounting procedures in concert with the RN circulator;
d. assisting with placement of sterile drapes;
e. providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure;
f. maintaining an organized sterile field;
g. ensuring sterility of the field and taking corrective actions as needed; and
h. preparing sterile dressings.
3. Cleans and prepares surgical instruments for processing and transports them to the decontamination areas.
4. Assists with post procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for
subsequent patients.
5. Participates in ongoing educational and competency verification activities applicable to scrub person activities.
6. Maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
7. Other duties as assigned by management.


Required Education for Staff Job Levels: Graduate from an accredited surgical technology program
Required Licensure and Certifications: Certified surgical technologist (CST), Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Manual dexterity and strong attention to detail. Experience with
varied high tech surgical equipment.
PREFERRED Qualifications: One year perioperative services experience preferred


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