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Certified Surgical Technologist - Certified Surgical Tech Job in Madison, WI

  • Bonus

    Yes
  • Shift

    AM
  • Compact State

    Yes
  • Walk Through State

    No
  • Profession:

    CST
  • Specialty:

    Certified Surgical Tech
    • Location:

      Madison, WI
  • Start date:

    05-20-2019
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    58725

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Certified Surgical Tech (CST) Travel Job

Certified Surgical Technicians CST scrub in on orthopedic, spine, urology, and pain management cases. CSTs must work well with other health team members to achieve total patient care. Our preferred Certified Surgical Tech candidate is well-organized and good at anticipating the surgeon’s needs.

Certified Surgical Tech (CST) Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the presence of all instruments, equipment, and supplies necessary for procedures; inspect instruments to ensure all required items are available.
  • CST performs surgical scrub technique and gown and glove procedure for self and surgical team; maintains a sterile field and take immediate action to correct any breaks in technique.
  • Perform specimen reconciliation and care for and identify specimens.
  • Certified Surgical Technician assists with procedure room turnovers and close-of-day activities.
  • Transfer specimens to pathology for pickup.
  • CST documents patient-care records and other forms according to facility policies and procedures.
  • Assist the physician and occasionally an RN during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • CST cleans clinical area before and after procedures and properly dispose of contaminated supplies and equipment.
  • Provide and maintain a safe environment for the patient and staff by complying with facility requirements and safety standards.
  • CST assists in the transport and positioning of patients when necessary.
  • Certified Surgical Tech washes, assembles, sterilizes, and stores instruments and supplies, and ensures they are functional and sterile.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly instrument/equipment processing area (e.g., inventory, shelves, counters, equipment), determine whether each item is in good working condition, and check equipment indicators for proper functions.
  • CST assists circulating nurse in obtaining supplies, equipment, and opening rooms, as necessary.
  • CST leak tests scope after every procedure and inspects instruments/equipment for damage and defects.

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a nurse for this position and earn up to $1500 referral bonus when he/she completes a minimum of 8-week assignment. Refer a nurse for a PRN position, and earn $250 once he/she completes three shifts.
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS

This facility is a 505-bed regional referral center that offers a full range of services. It is home to a Level One adult and pediatric trauma center, American College of Surgeons-verified Burn Center, one of the nation’s largest organ transplant programs, one of the nation’s first certified comprehensive stroke centers and a cancer center that is one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive centers in the country.

Madison, the state capital of Wisconsin, is described as one of the most quintessential American cities and is often featured in lists of the best places to live in the US thanks to its vibrant cultural scene. From superb events such as the wonderful Rhythm and Booms, a huge firework and music festival that includes fly-pasts by air force jets, to its first-rate museums and art galleries, Madison offers diverse attractions for everyone. In the summer months, the city’s extensive 200-mile bike trail network is bustling, while others might be sailing on one of the many lakes. In the winter, the city is all about skating, hickey, skiing, and ice fishing.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a CST, at GIFTED? We do!

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