UNIVERSITY OF IOWA SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST in IOWA CITY, Iowa

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTRequisition # 022259Merit Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM on the advertising end date.Position BasicsPosition Type:Technical/CraftJob Type:RegularInitial Advertising Ends on:Friday, July 20th, 2018Organization:University HospitalDepartment:Nursing ServiceSub Department:Main Operating RoomBuilding:John W. Colloton Pavilion (JCP)SalaryMonthly Salary:$3,370Annual Salary:$40,445Pay Grade:10Work SchedulePart/Full TimeFull Time PositionShift:Rotating/Not StraightDetails: Rotating ten and twelve hour shifts with additional on-call shifts. Orientation will be eight hour shifts Monday through Friday.Work Week:RotatingDetails: Primarily Monday through Friday with rotating weekends, additional on-call shifts, and rotating holidays.Additional Hours:This unit participates in self-scheduling.Job DetailsBackground Check:Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates.Special Qualifications(Skills):DefinitionsMedical TerminologyPublic Contact/Customer ServiceDesired Qualifications:Preferred candidates will have direct patient care experience in an operating room. Experience working in a health care environment. Able to scrub surgical procedures. Strong written communication skills.Duties:Under the direction of a registered professional nurse assists with surgical procedures; provision of therapeutic, preventive and emergency patient care duties; and preparation, operation and maintenance of routine and complex equipment, instruments and supplies.MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:Satisfactory completion of a vocational or military course in surgical technology, or certification as a surgical technologist.Before applying for the SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST position, please read the Minimum QualificationsWork Samples will be administered to determine proficiency for approved Special Qualifications.Before you can apply for a specific opening, you must have an ACTIVE ELECTRONIC MERIT EMPLOYMENT FILE with UI HR Employment Services. If you have already done so, please login. If you have not, please read our introductory page.APPLICANT CREDENTIALS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATIONBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.For information about applying for Officeand Clerical, Service, or Technical/Craft positions, please go to MeritApplication Procedures or contact University Human Resources Employment Servicesat 319-335-2656 or 800-272-6400 (Iowa Toll Free).The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its edu