Surgical Tech INTERN - St. Luke's Medical Center
Milwaukee, WI 
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Job/Internship Description
Job ID 170099
Specialty / Department

Sl Operating Room

Full / Part Time Part-Time
Hours / Bi-weekly Pay Period 16
Shift / Scheduled Hours
1

8 hours a week with flexibility around your school & clinical schedule

2019-03-12
Location
  • Aurora St Lukes Med Ctr
    2900 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee, WI 53215
How You'll Make a Difference

Serves as a bridge to augment the growth of the surgical technologist student as she/he transitions from the student role to that of a career surgical tech.

Under the observation of the surgical tech, OR Nurse or Surgeon performs a variety of preparatory, scrubbing and related services necessary to provide patient service in the operating room. Assists with surgical cases in all specialty areas.

Provides for a clean, safe and efficient area conducive to optimal patient care. Utilizes aseptic surgical techniques in the preparation of materials, supplies and equipment for surgical procedures (e.g., assistance with gowning and gloving; preparation and draping of the surgical area; provision of a sterile field, instruments, suture and related materials; anticipation of the Surgeons' needs; passing of instruments and/or supplies; holding of retractors, observing and reporting possible breaks in aseptic technique; and assisting in maintaining a sterile, dry, unobstructed field).

Acts as a scrub assistant for surgical procedures and maintains basic knowledge of a variety of procedures.

Ensures the environmental disinfection, safety and efficiency of the operating room. This includes setting up the room for each case including moving equipment (i.e., tables, cameras, microscopes, fracture table, and instrument pans), operating the various types of equipment used during operating room procedures, and returning equipment post procedure.

Notifies appropriate staff of equipment and supply problems.

Transports patients and/or equipment and supplies.

Maintains a specialty cart or item, ensuring its completeness and availability. This includes checking the working condition of equipment, sterility, and sending damaged items out for repair.

Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique.

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Qualifications
License & Certifications
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.
Education
Currently enrolled in an accredited or approved program in Surgical Technology.
Experience
No experience required

Must have completed the first and second cohort of the Surgical Technology program.Knowledge of aseptic surgical techniques used in the preparation of materials, supplies and equipment for various surgical procedures.Knowledge of various types of equipment used in the operating room.Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.Basic computer proficiency.

At Aurora Health Care

We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.


Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Part Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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