Surgical Technician
New Orleans, LA
Job Description


SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Surgical Technician - Tulane's Downtown Campus - Full-time Days -Offering a $2,500 Sign-on Bonus

Come make the move of a lifetime, living and working in exciting and historic New
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Practicing on medicine's leading-edge is a rare opportunity indeed. You can do it every
day at Tulane, one of the most acclaimed teaching, research, and medical centers in the
country. Learn more about what our employees have to say about working at Tulane
Medical Center

About Tulane:

From its humble beginnings in a church schoolroom, Tulane has emerged as a major academic center in the south by adhering to the aspirations of our founders. Simply put, we are in the business of caring for others and for defining the practice of medicine along the way.
At Tulane Medical Center, our mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them. But we are also equally committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job.
We are committed to providing you a Healthy Work Environment and rewarding career. These principles reflect our commitment to you in five areas: Culture, Leadership, Voice, Compensation and Rewards, and Staffing.
As a member of the Tulane Medical Center (TMC) family, you can be assured of:
  • A safe place to work.
  • Having the tools, equipment and training necessary to perform your duties.
  • Open and available communication with your supervisors and the leadership of your facility.
  • A fair application of workplace policies, procedures and disciplinary proceedings.
  • Fair and understandable compensation and benefits

Tulane Medical Center is currently hiring a Surgical Technician.
Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, the Surgical Technician assists the surgical and nursing staff before, during and after operative procedures. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Escorts or transports surgical patients to and from the operating room which may require applying appropriate transfer techniques.

  • Sets up the operating room with supplies and equipment according to the requirements of the scheduled case and physician's preference card.

  • Promotes and maintains a sterile environment in all job assignments.

  • Performs scrubbing and circulating duties as directed.
  • Performs assigned operating room cleanup tasks including disposal, cleaning, inventory and restocking of supplies and equipment.

  • Applies knowledge of growth and development in patient interactions and treatment.


Qualifications for Surgical Tech / OR Tech:
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certification in Surgical Technology preferred.

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology.

  • Experience: One year experience as an OR Technician preferred.

  • Special qualifications: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Current CPR Certification required.

  • Hours of work: Shift varies as scheduled.
Job Type Full-time