*** Up to $3,500 Sign-On Bonus Available and Premium Travel Pay Rate!! ***
Are you an experienced Certified Surgical Tech who is interested in working at multiple surgery centers and with a wide range of Surgeons? Do you enjoy delivering exceptional care to your patients? SCA Health is looking for an experienced CST to join our *Multi-site Travel Scrub Technician Team* for the Chicagoland suburbs.
Travel Pay Rate: up to $45/hr
Sign-On Bonus: up to $3,500!
Benefits: This is a Full-Time position that offers full benefits, PTO, and mileage reimbursement!
*** Please note - current SCA employees are not eligible for the Travel Scrub Tech Team. ***
This team will be responsible for the following SCA Health surgery centers and will be divided into 2 regions (south/north):
Naperville Surgical Centre- Naperville
Midwest Center for Day Surgery-Downers Grove
AmSurg Surgery Center-Joliet
Tinley Woods Surgery Center - Tinley Park
Loyola Ambulatory Surgery Center at Oak Brook Terrace
Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery - Mokena
NORTH - FILLED - No longer accepting applications for the North Region.
Hawthorn Surgery Center-Vernon Hills
Advocate Condell Surgery Center- Libertyville
Northwest Surgery Center- Arlington Heights
Lindenhurst Surgery Center - Lindenhurst
Golf Surgery Center- Des Plaines
Rush Oak Brook Surgery Center - Oak Brook
SCA Health (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA Health's 11,000 teammates operate more than 260 surgical facilities that serve over 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.sca.health.
Why join SCA Health? Consider the following fantastic benefitsâ¦
Positive work culture
Travel pay rate plus mileage reimbursement
Career growth opportunities
Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance â“ eligible on Day 1 of employment
Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
Excellent 401(k) Plan
We are actively hiring for a Surgical Technologist Certified / Multi-site Travel Surgical Tech Team
Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA Health.
Contribute to the companyâ™s mission and vision by utilizing the nursing process in planning, executing, and evaluating the nursing care given to the surgical patient.
Travel between other ambulatory surgery centers in the Chicagoland Suburbs.
Serve as a collaborative consultant and facility advocate champion a positive work environment.
Ability to acclimate to different clinical settings with minimal supervision.
Function as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures by:
Protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, laser, mechanical, and thermal sources.
Demonstrating safe operating of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.
Performing accounting procedures to protect the patient from unintended retained surgical items.
Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patientâ™s advocate.
Handling specimens according to facility policy and procedures.
Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment.
Performing interventions to maintain the patientâ™s wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levels.
Performing interventions to protect the patient from surgical site infection.
Assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure.
Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure.
Providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure.
Protecting the patientâ™s rights, dignity, and privacy.
Providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice.
Maintaining a fire safe environment.
Practicing and monitoring aseptic technique.
Complying with Universal Protocol and facility site validation and time-out policy.
Maintain radiation safety at all times in accordance with facility policies and procedures.
Clean and prepare surgical instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas.
Evaluate the patientâ™s progress toward attaining outcomes.
Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise and pertinent to the patientâ™s condition and response to care.
Document episode of care accurately, timely, completely, and legibly.
Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the perioperative team and other stakeholders.
Assist with post procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients.
Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning perioperative patient care.
Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.
Participate in the performance appraisal process.
Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships.
Maintain required competencies.
Pursue professional growth.
Act as a patient advocate and main privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
Comply with all SCA HEALTH and facility policies and procedures, regulatory and accreditation standards and professional guidelines when providing patient care.
Actively participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles.
Demonstrate fiscal responsibility.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
High School Graduate or equivalent.
Graduate of a recognized and accredited Surgical Technologist Program.
Four yearsâ™ experience in OR.
Experience in working in multi-specialty surgery centers.
Demonstrates a high degree of clinical competence and professional maturity.
Willing to drive to different facilities located in the Chicagoland Suburbs plus milage paid.
Prior Experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred.
Current Surgical Technologist certification preferred.
Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Physically demanding, high-stress environment
Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions
Pushing and pulling heavy objects
Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients and equipment
Manual and finger dexterity
Hand eye coordination
Standing and walking for extensive periods of time
Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs
Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range
Working irregular hours
As a representative of SCA Health, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct impact on the Facilityâ™s success. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliated schools, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork, a culture of safety, and in accordance with SCA Health Core Values.
SCA Health requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status. SCA HEALTH will also adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as related company policy. When required, SCA Health will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.
We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at SCA Health: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Surgical Care Affiliates (S.C.A) was launched in 1982 and we operate 185 surgical facilities, including surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in 34 states. We employ approximately 5,000 teammates and more than 7,500 physicians perform procedures in SCA facilities each year. More than 2,000 of these physicians, along with 45+ leading health systems are partnered with us. S.C.A is invested in the success in changing the healthcare market place and improving service models by generating new approaches. The company’s mission is to care for patients, serve physicians, and improve healthcare in America. It achieves this mission by focusing on its core values of clinical quality, integrity, service excellence, teamwork, accountability and continuous improvement.