OPERATING ROOM TECHNICIAN - JOHN H. STROGER JR. HOSPITAL -MAIN OPERATING ROOM

Location
Health and Hospital Systems, Chicago, IL
Salary
$18.480 - HOURLY
Posted
Jan 13, 2018
Closes
Feb 11, 2018
Specialty
OR / PACU
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 00120561

Location: John H. Stroger Hospital / Department : Main Operating Room

Shift: 10:30pm - 6:30am

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN) and/or Physician (s), prepares surgical equipment and supplies and provides direct assistance during operations. Performs scrub duties and responsibilities. Assists with the cleaning and sterilization of instruments and equipment after surgery. Applies the principles of infection control as sepsis in the performance of duties. Follows all established Operating Room policies and procedures.

VARIOUS OPENINGS



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  • Must have completed an approved Operating Room/Surgical Technician or Military Program
  • Must be a Certified Surgical Technologist

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Working knowledge of the standard concepts, practices and procedures of an operating room
    • Through knowledge of the standard methods of cleaning and maintaining operating room instruments, equipment, and supplies
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the standard preparation of patients for surgery and post-surgery procedures
    • Thorough knowledge of the procedures used in performing the duties and responsibilities of a Scrub Attendant
    • Demonstrate awareness of patient and family rights, ethical, legal, cultural, and spiritual concerns
    • Ability to bend, lift, and push heavy objects
    • Ability to stand, stoop, and reach for extended periods
    • Ability to distinguish basic colors, and shades
    • Ability to hear with or without device assistance
    • Ability to recognize age specific instruments and equipment needs for pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients
    • Ability to directly assist physicians and nurses with operating room procedures
    • Ability to apply the principles of infectious control and a sepsis in performing duties
    • Ability to maintain a safe and comfortable environment for patients

    VETERAN PREFERENCE

    PLEASE READ

    When applying for employment with the Cook
    County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably
    discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States
    for not less than 6 months of continuous service


  • To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:

  • Meet the minimum qualifications
    for the position.

  • Identify self as a Veteran on the employment
    application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the
    question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”

  • Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or
    NGB 22
    (Notice of Separation at time of application filing.
    Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please
    submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a
    certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of
    Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After
    9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge
    Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status
    are not acceptable

  • OR

    A copy of a valid
    State ID Card or Driver’s License
    which identifies the holder of the
    ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of
    filing.


    If items are not attached, you will not be eligible
    for Veteran Preference


    VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR
    APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW




    BENEFITS PACKAGE


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  • Basic Term Life Insurance

  • Pension Plan

  • Deferred Compensation Program

  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time

  • You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan
    Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

  • For further information on our excellent
    benefits package, please click on the following link:
    http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

    MUST MEET REQUIRED
    QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION


    *Degrees awarded outside the United States
    with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories
    and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation
    service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
    (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE).
    Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.




    *Please note all offers of Employment
    are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional &
    employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate
    licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and
    pre-employment drug screen.




    *CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly
    prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.


    COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN
    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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