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Surgical Technologist - Operating Room

Mosaic Life Care

Mosaic Life Care

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Mosaic Life Care is a health care system in northwest Missouri. With a vision of transforming community health by being a life-care innovator, Mosaic places the holistic needs of patients first by providing the right care at the right time and place, offering high value and quality health care.

Mosaic has a wide array of benefits to meet each employee’s individual needs. Our benefits were designed by listening to people just like you. Mosaic also offers several perks with a focus on ensuring our employees feel valued, including concierge services, employee lounge, wellness programs, free covered parking, free on-site and virtual health clinics and many more. When paired with compensation and recognition, it is what continues to make us the employer of choice for employees at any stage of their journey.

  • Surgical Technologist
  • Operating Room
  • Full Time Status
  • Day Shift
  • Pay: $23.58 - $35.37 / hour
  • This position Performs and functions as a member of the surgical team. Passes instruments to the surgeon, assists the surgeon and/or holds retractors during surgical procedures
  • This position works under the supervision of the Director-OR\SPD and OR Clinical Specialist and is employed by Mosaic Health System.
  • Assumes responsibility for setting up and passing instruments, labeling medications, holding retractors, assisting the surgeon, and assists with circulating duties as necessary. Applies and maintains principles of asepsis and infection control skillfully.
  • Assists in preparing the operating room for procedure, obtaining needed equipment and supplies. Maintains working knowledge of assembly and function of surgical instrumentation and equipment..
  • Completes required sponge, needle and instrument counts following policy/procedure.
  • Anticipates the needs of equipment and instruments by the surgeon during an operation utilizing physician preference cards. Researches information of surgical procedure as needed.
  • Handles and cares for surgical specimens according to policy/procedure
  • Other duties as assigned
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • BLS required.
  • Minimum six months surgical technologist experience or Applicable OR clinical experience; (ie surgical technologist program, capstone) required