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Aspirus was recently recognized as one of the top 15 Health Systems in the United States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country, based on overall organizational performance. It's an exciting time to join our growing organization! Our system and service area extends from beautiful central and northern Wisconsin into the majestic lake shore regions of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We have 8 hospitals and over 55 primary care/specialty clinics.
The responsibilities of the Surgical Technician within Surgical Services fall within Surgery, Sterile Processing, and Endoscopy. Responsibilities include instrument decontamination and sterilization, assisting with Gastroenterology procedures, performing scrub technician duties under the supervision of the physician/circulating nurse for all patients regardless of age, creed, or color. The Surgical Tech demonstrates knowledge of principles and practice of aseptic technique and knowledge of surgical equipment, instruments, procedures, and supplies used within the Surgical Services environment. They will work within AAMI and AORN guidelines and maintain responsibility to operate and manage supplies within budgetary limitations.
Hours: Varied hours between 6:30am - 5:30pm to meet schedule demands and will include call rotation.
This position is located in our Aspirus Medford location.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
- Graduate of an approved Surgical Technician program
- Current CPR certification
- One-year surgical tech experience
- Experience in Sterile Processing and Endoscopy
Named as one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, Aspirus Medford Hospital offers all of the friendliness and flexibility of a 25-bed critical access hospital with the horsepower of a large healthcare system. This includes digital imaging, EPIC EMR, on-site sleep lab, retail pharmacy, skilled nursing facility, dialysis unit, birthing center, cancer infusion center, and a public fitness center.
Medford, Wisconsin is a quiet, safe small town community in north central Wisconsin with a strong light industrial base offering a reasonable cost of living. Live on a private lake 8 miles from the hospital for less than $250k! Excellent school system and only 45 minutes to Wausau and Marshfield and 2.5 hours to Minneapolis/St. Paul.