OPERATING ROOM TECHNICIAN - JOHN H. STROGER JR. HOSPITAL -MAIN OPERATING ROOM
:May 18, 2017, 4:48:55 PM
:Jun 2, 2017, 4:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:10:00A.M.Shift End Time:6:00P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:SEIU Local 73Posting Salary:$18.480 - HOURLY
:Health and Hospital Systems
Location: John H. Stroger Hospital / Department : Main Operating Room
Shift: 10:00am - 6:00pm
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.
Must havecompleted an approved Operating Room/Surgical Technician or Military Program
Must bea 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
When applying for employment with the CookCounty Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorablydischarged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United Statesfor 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
A copy of a validState ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of theID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time offiling.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligiblefor Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS ORAPPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET REQUIREDQUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION
*Degrees awarded outside the United Stateswith the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territoriesand Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluationservice 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 Employmentare contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional &employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriatelicensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical andpre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS ANEQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year. Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trained thousands of doctors, nurses and health pro...fessionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.