M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, MN provides outstanding care to the Twin Cities communities located south of the river. Ridges is a community-based hospital is staffed for 150 patient beds hospital wide, and 12 OR Rooms. We serve both adult and some pediatric populations and average over 12,000 cases a year.
Our surgeries:Spine, Ortho, OB-GYN, General, ENT, Urology, Plastics, Da Vinci
12 hour shifts
Our on call:Voluntary sign-up for night call during the week. Weekend call coverage assigned average every 5-7 weeks. 30 minute response time
This position may be eligible for a Sign On bonus (up to $7,500) based on FTE and requires a work commitment. As well,is eligible for $1000 referral bonus. If you are a Fairview employee and want to learn more about the referral bonus programClick Here.
Loan forgiveness qualified
The Surgical Technologist performs the functions of a surgical technologist as a scrub person during surgical procedures providing patient care services appropriate to the age of the patients (ages pediatric through geriatric) served during the shift of duty in collaboration with the RN. Is responsible for adhering to standards of nursing practice and patient care, correct use of supplies/equipment and maintenance of the surgical suite under the direction of a RN.
Serves as scrub person during operative procedures
Anticipates surgeons needs
Supplies appropriate instruments, suture and specialty items.
Maintains aseptic technique during all sterile procedures.
Assures proper identification and handling of specimens.
Completes all required sponge, sharps and instrument counts.
Follows appropriate action in emergency situations.
Provides patient care
Adheres to standards of clinical practice and patient care appropriate to the age of the patients.
Assists in transfer/positioning of patients.
Collaborates with the MD and circulating nurse to provide care for each patient.
Respects the confidentiality of all information
Corrects use and setup of supplies and equipment
Assures availability and proper functioning of supplies and equipment.
Assembles and adjust equipment.
Cleans, replenishes and sterilizes instruments and supplies as needed.
Participates in the evaluation of new equipment or supplies.
Assists other members of the team with terminal cleaning of room in readiness of next patient.
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.
Required: Completion of military or surgical technologist training program
LPN surgical assistant or surgical technologist training Current BLS certification required with American Heart Association as a Healthcare Provider Excellent communication skills, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a complex work environment.
Main OR Surgical tech work experience 1-3 years Work experience with instruments as surgical tech or in a healthcare setting Training with varied surgical cases
AST certification or certification eligible at time of hire
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership ...with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.