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Surgical Technologist (Surg Tech)

Job Reference: JIH02700324
Date Posted: 13 February 2019
Employer: Ascension
Location: Appleton , Wisconsin
Sector: Wider Healthcare Team
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 04 March 2019

Job Description

We Are Hiring

Surgical Technologist - Surgery 001 - Weekends - SEH St Elizabeth Hospital Oneida - Appleton, WI

The Operating Room at St. Elizabeth Hospital has a brand-new Surgical Technologist position that doesn't require any call! The position will be required to work 40 out of 52 weekends per year and one weekday shift per pay period. This opportunity will receive weekend premium pay on top of the base rate of pay and shift differentials for weekend hours worked. There is flexibility with the FTE, up to a 1.0 FTE if desired. There is a generous sign-on bonus offered with this position.


  • The position will work 40 out of 52 weekends per year (approximately 1 weekend off per month) and will also work one weekday shift per pay period. The 40/52 Surgical Tech will work every Saturday and Sunday from 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM or 6:30 PM - 6:30 AM.

*Sign-On Bonus Eligible & Weekend Premium Pay*

Why Join Ascension?

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care - including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities - in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit We're looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

What You Will Do

Job Summary:

The Surgical Technologist facilitates the safe and efficient performance of surgical procedures.


  • Prepares surgical operating suite with sterile drapes and sterile solutions as well as appropriate sterile and non-sterile instruments and supplies.
  • Hands required/requested instruments and supplies to surgeon during surgery.
  • Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.
  • Maintains instruments in an organized manner and monitors/tracks instruments counts throughout procedures.
  • May participate in the training of new associates.



  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. Associates working at St Elizabeth's in Wabasha, MN are not required to have BLS.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Certified Surgical Tech credentialed from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).


  • Diploma
    • Completion of a Surgical Technologist program required

Work Experience:

  • One (1) year of related experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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