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Team Lead-Certified Surgical Technologist

University Hospital
Date Posted
24 November, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
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Requisition Number
320353
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Team Lead-Certified Surgical Technologist

Job Description

Overview

Provides leadership as clinical expert and coordinates all aspects of the assigned service line. Includes collaboration between staff, physicians and management on procedural issues and ensures the presence and proper arrangement of surgical equipment and supplies in the operating room prior to each operation. Coordinates equipment, supplies, and staff to assist with trial studies and research efforts. Provides staff development and orientation programs. Consults with vendors and provides clinical and/or product consultative services. Participates in capital submission process and preference card maintenance. Collaborates with Sterile Processing to research and create instrument sets and preference cards for new surgeons. Coordinates special projects.
 
•Requires High School Diploma/GED. Associates Degree preferred.
• Requires 3-5 years of experience.
• Requires certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist obtained from the NBSTSA.
• Requires Basic Life Support Certification.
• Able to resource advanced technology. Example: Ability to run several types of lasers, participate in robotic surgery and operate stealth equipment.
• Requires documentation of 25 Contact Hours of Continuing Education.
• Requires successful completion of Perioperative Services Preceptor class and/or completion of 4 Precepting eLMS modules; as demonstrated by documentation from Educator and Preceptor Evaluations.
• Requires involvement in the organization wide committee, Surgical Technologist training program or in the organization recruitment initiatives.
• Requires knowledge of various surgical procedures in order to anticipate the needs of the surgeon and to recognize the problems encountered by the surgeon.
• Requires knowledge of name and function of surgical equipment and instrumentation.
• Requires strict adherence to policies and regulations regarding maintenance of sterile field.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Team Lead-Certified Surgical Technologist Role

Overview

Provides leadership as clinical expert and coordinates all aspects of the assigned service line. Includes collaboration between staff, physicians and management on procedural issues and ensures the presence and proper arrangement of surgical equipment and supplies in the operating room prior to each operation. Coordinates equipment, supplies, and staff to assist with trial studies and research efforts. Provides staff development and orientation programs. Consults with vendors and provides clinical and/or product consultative services. Participates in capital submission process and preference card maintenance. Collaborates with Sterile Processing to research and create instrument sets and preference cards for new surgeons. Coordinates special projects.
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  • Requires High School Diploma/GED. Associates Degree preferred.
  •  Requires 3-5 years of experience.
  •  Requires certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist obtained from the NBSTSA.
  •  Requires Basic Life Support Certification.
  •  Able to resource advanced technology. Example: Ability to run several types of lasers, participate in robotic surgery and operate stealth equipment.
  •  Requires documentation of 25 Contact Hours of Continuing Education.
  •  Requires successful completion of Perioperative Services Preceptor class and/or completion of 4 Precepting eLMS modules; as demonstrated by documentation from Educator and Preceptor Evaluations.
  •  Requires involvement in the organization wide committee, Surgical Technologist training program or in the organization recruitment initiatives.
  •  Requires knowledge of various surgical procedures in order to anticipate the needs of the surgeon and to recognize the problems encountered by the surgeon.
  •  Requires knowledge of name and function of surgical equipment and instrumentation.
  •  Requires strict adherence to policies and regulations regarding maintenance of sterile field.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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