We Are Hiring
Surgical Services Technician - Surgery 001 - Full-Time,Rotating
- Ascension St John Hospital - 34030 - Detroit,MI
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension Michigan is a member of Ascension Health, the largest
not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.
Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic
health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered,
holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals
in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and
Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence,
Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication
Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust,
advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.
What You Will Do
As a Surgical Services Technician with Ascension St John
Hospital, you will have the opportunity to perform a variety of
duties in surgical services to maintain a well-supplied, sterile
- Perform terminal cleaning of each operating room daily,
including thorough decontamination of furniture, equipment and air
- Transport case carts, equipment and supplies and dispose of
hazardous waste according to policies and procedures.
- Monitor and maintain supply inventories at an appropriate par
- Provide physical assistance for patient positioning, lifting
and, moving as directed by clinical nursing staff.
- Assist circulating nurse with requested items. Contact SPD for
procurement of additional necessary items needed by the OR staff.
Make calls, run errands to SPD, CSR, Pharmacy, and delivers items
to the OR suite as needed. Perform other responsibilities as
- Check daily OR schedule for caseload changes and preparation
for added cases by calling for case carts in a timely fashion.
Obtain physician/surgeon's requested items from the preference
sheet. When case has been cancelled, notifies SPD and returns the
case cart to SPD. Return specialty items to their proper
- Demonstrate a basic knowledge of aseptic technique. Understand
the concept of the sterile field and can move around room without
contaminating sterile set-up when bringing patient into the
surgical suite. Utilize the principles of aseptic technique. Under
direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, may be required to open
instruments and supplies during an emergency procedure.
- Store unused sterile supplies and instruments in designated
area for later return to Sterile Processing. Restock supply
cupboards and carts as needed. Assist in the maintenance of
instruments when requested. Clean and organize CORE. Empty trash in
CORE. Restock warmers with blankets and solutions. Complete and
initial pickings for the following day.
What You Will Need
- High school diploma or equivalent required
- 1 year of previous experience in one or more of the following
areas preferred: patient transporting, Nurse Assistant and/or
direct patient care, or hospital/institutional housekeeping.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all
associates and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age,
disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status,
amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in
accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The
information requested on this application will not be used for any
purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an
accommodation to complete this application, please let us
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