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OR Surgical Technician

  • Location: Whitehall, Trempealeau, Wisconsin
  • Salary: 22-30 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2021-10-29
  • Job Ref: 21-23881
Medical Staffing Services, INC. (MSSI) specializes in staffing clinical, non-clinical, and allied personnel. We excel in all levels, disciplines, and specialties within the healthcare spectrum. Our projects range from short to long term local and travel assignments. MSSI has been recognized as a certified small business enterprise. In addition, we are proud that we have earned the prestigious Joint Commission accreditation for staffing firms and have been awarded Best in Staffing 4 years running by our employees and client partners.

Opportunity Details:
There are multiple positions available, with a wide range of shifts and schedules available.
Pay will vary based on experience, shift and location.
Contract lengths 12 weeks.
Stipends for hotels/motels may be available depending on the locations as well.  – Travel only.

Job Description:
OR Surgical Technician -

Surgical technologists work as members of a healthcare team alongside Physicians, Surgeons and Registered Nurses and other healthcare workers.  Before an operation, surgical technologists prepare the operating room by setting up surgical instruments and equipment. They prepare sterile solutions and medications used in surgery and check that all surgical equipment is working properly. Surgical technologists also bring patients to the operating room and get them ready for surgery by positioning them on the table, covering them with sterile drapes, and washing and disinfecting incision sites. And they help the surgical team put on sterile gowns.
During an operation, surgical technologists pass the sterile instruments and supplies to surgeons and first assistants. They might hold retractors, hold internal organs in place during the procedure, or set up robotic surgical equipment. Technologists also may handle specimens taken for laboratory analysis.
After the operation is complete, surgical technologists may apply bandages and other dressings to the incision site. They may also transfer patients to recovery rooms and restock operating rooms after a procedure.
Please see the job duties below that include but are not limited to the following:
  • Prepare operating rooms for surgery
  • Sterilize equipment and make sure that there are adequate supplies for surgery.
  • Ready patients for surgery, such as by washing and disinfecting incision sites.
  • Help surgeons during surgery by passing them instruments and other sterile supplies.
  • Count supplies, such as surgical instruments, to ensure that no foreign objects are retained in patients.
  • Maintain a sterile environment to prevent patient infection.
High School Diploma/GED Equivalent, with a Certificate/Degree from an accredited college.
6 months to 1 year of experience preferred in a hospital setting.

Contract:                          12 weeks
Shifts Available:             Monday to Thursday – 6am to 330pm
Contract Start Date:      ASAP – But open to any reasonable start.