Corewell Health Surgical Technologist Full Time Days in Grand Rapids, Michigan
The Surgical Technologist maintains responsibility for preparation of the surgical suite, intraoperative handling of instruments, maintenance of the sterile field, and evaluation of changing conditions during the surgical procedures, making appropriate responses as needed. Is responsible for maintaining knowledge of surgical procedures and principles related to those procedures. May serve as a Preceptor.
Provides sterile instruments and supplies during the surgical procedure.
Performs surgical sponge, needle and instrument counts.
Creates and maintains a sterile and safe environment.
Prepares case tables with necessary equipment, sterile supplies, instruments and medications/solutions for each surgical case.
Assists in positioning patients for surgical procedures and maintains a protective position throughout the case.
Works proactively with physicians to submit preference card changes to align specialties
Suggests instrument set changes to EMI and works with SPD identifying instrument sets that need to be worked on
Actively engages in case costing by talking with surgeons regarding product usage, connects with EMIs to make cost savings suggestions, makes suggestions on how to eliminate waste on cases
Required Associate's Degree or equivalent Completion of an Accredited School of Surgical Technology. Not all schools involve an Associate's degree.
Surgical Technologist Experience (Clinical rotations do count as experience) Preferred
CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association 90 Days required Or
CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross 90 Days required
Pallet to Waist (6" from floor) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 50 lbs
Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 50 lbs
Waist to Chest (below shoulder) > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
Waist to Overhead > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs
Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 25 lbs
Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 25 lbs
Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Occasionally up to 20 lbs
Forward Bend - Standing: Occasionally
Forward Bend - Sitting: Seldom
Trunk Rotation - Standing: Occasionally
Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Seldom
Stair Climbing: Seldom
Crawling / Kneeling: Seldom
Reach - Above Shoulder: Seldom
Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Occasionally
Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Occasionally
Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Occasionally
Finger/Hand Dexterity: Occasionally
Visual Acuity ¹ [None = No; Seldom = Yes]: Seldom
SITE - Lake Drive - 4069 Lake Drive - Grand Rapids
Ambulatory Surgery Center - Lake Drive
Day (United States of America)
Weekly Scheduled Hours
Hours of Work
7:00a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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