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Surgical Tech Trainee

CHI Health Immanuel Omaha, Nebraska

The posted compensation range of $20.62 - $28.35 /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 2024-351457 Employment Type Full Time Department Surgery Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday- Friday 0645-1715. Call is required Remote No Category Technician

This position performs technical duties that support the plan of care developed and implemented for the surgical patient. The position contributes to the department goals through the provision of quality services.

  1. Performs surgical technology tasks and functions that are performed with other members of the surgical team that includes:
    • Prepares the operating room for surgical procedures by ensuring the equipment is functioning properly and safely.   
    • Prepares the operating room and the sterile field for surgical procedures by preparing sterile supplies, instruments and equipment using sterile techniques. 
    • Demonstrates knowledge of human anatomy and pathophysiology and how it relates to the patient and surgical procedure. 
    • Performs tasks in the sterile field.
  1. Performs in the role of scrub nurse according to the plan of patient care and departmental staffing needs. 
  2. Performs duties according to department specific expectations as identified and assigned. 
  3. Assists with patient care activities under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse.
  4. Anticipates usual and unexpected events during the surgical procedure and responds in an efficient manner.
  5. Adheres to aseptic practices providing and maintaining a safe environment.
  6. Adheres to aseptic practices providing and maintaining a safe environment.
  7. Functions in the role of assistant as necessary under the direct supervision of the surgeon.
  8.  Demonstrates an appropriate level of understanding, awareness, and compliance with applicable Joint Commission, Federal, State and agency laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards.


Completion of an accredited Surgical Technology program or completion of on the job training as a scrub tech with minimum of 5 years' experience or Completion of an accredited medical personnel program such as but not limited to CNA, Medical Assistant, LPN, EMT I / II, or SPD tech who are willing to do on the job training with a structured competency regimen.

 BLS is required upon hire. (Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.)

Verbal and non-verbal communication skills

Manual dexterity skills

Good interpersonal relationship skills

Computer skills

Ability to work under stressful and changing conditions in a calm, productive and flexible manner

Ability to stand for long periods of time



While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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