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Surgical Technician

Company: Summa Western Reserve Hospital
Location: Akron
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Surgical Technician

Summa Health System, Akron Campus

Part Time, 20 hours/week, 10 hours/day

Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region's top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits.


Under supervision, provides support to surgical procedures by setting up operating rooms with necessary equipment, instruments, and supplies. Functions as scrub person throughout procedure.

Formal Education Required:

a. Graduate of an accredited surgical technologist program.

b. BCLS Certification

c. Knowledge of surgical principles and skills

d. Current National Certified Surgical Technologist certification OR certification as Certified Surgical Technologist preferred

Experience and Training Required:

a. Recent (or previous) operating room experience preferred

Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:

a. Population Specific Competency: Ability to effectively interact with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity

b. Ability to operate sterilizers, adjust operating tables and accessory devices, and handle instruments

c. Ability to work well within a team environment: by accepting and offering honest and constructive feedback; by supporting team goals and encouraging other team members; and by collaborating with patient care team members to consolidate work, solve problems, create new methods, and/or reduce costs

d. Ability to understand and carry out the vision of patient care at Summa: to create a patient care environment which is focused on the needs and expectations of the patient, our customer

e. Ability to take initiative to contribute beyond the scope of formal duties (e.g., suggesting innovative ideas and providing feedback on a team's direction)

f. Demonstrates flexibility/adaptability in meeting environmental constraints and demands placed on services as is common with changing reimbursement and managed care targets

g. Ability to stand/or for extended periods of time, frequent pushing, pulling, and lifting of patients, cleaning equipment, and materials

h. Ability to coordinate communication information for personnel, physicians, and patients

i. Assumes accountability for demonstrating behaviors consistent with the customer service policy

Keywords: Summa Western Reserve Hospital, Akron , Surgical Technician, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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