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CommonSpirit Health Certified Surgical Tech in MISSOURI VALLEY, Iowa


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Key Job Responsibilties:

  1. Performs surgical technology tasks and functions that are performed with other members of the surgical team that includes:

  2. Prepares the operating room for surgical procedures by ensuring the equipment is functioning properly and safely.

  3. Prepares the operating room and the sterile field for surgical procedures by preparing sterile supplies, instruments, and equipment using sterile technique.

  4. Demonstrates knowledge of human anatomy and pathophysiology and how it relates to the patient and surgical procedure.

  5. Performs tasks in the sterile field.

  6. Performs in the role of scrub nurse according to the plan of patient care and departmental staffing needs.

  7. Performs duties according to department specific expectations as identified and assigned.

  8. Assists with patient care activities under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse.

  9. Anticipates usual and unexpected events during the surgical procedure and responds in an efficient manner.

  10. Adheres to aseptic practices providing and maintaining a safe environment.

  11. Handles and processes surgical specimens according to established policy/procedure.

  12. Functions in the role of assistant as necessary under the direct supervision of the surgeon.

  13. Demonstrates an appropriate level of understanding, awareness, and compliance with applicable Joint Commission, Federal, State and agency laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards.



  1. Completion of an accredited Surgical Technology program

Licenses & Certifications:

  1. Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association is required upon hire

  2. Certification in Surgical Technology

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. Knowledge of surgical instrumentation and associated care

  2. Knowledge of surgical supplies and equipment

  3. Knowledge of medical and surgical asepsis and infection control principles

  4. Knowledge of medical terminology

  5. Verbal and non-verbal communication skills

  6. Manual dexterity skills

  7. Good interpersonal relationship skills

  8. Computer skills

  9. Ability to work under stressful and changing conditions in a calm, productive and flexible manner

  10. Ability to stand for long periods of time

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Requisition ID 2021-162871

Employment Type Full Time

Department Surgical

Hours / Pay Period 80

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday-Friday 7a-330p

Facility / Process Level : Name Community Memorial Hospital


Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Healthâ„¢ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.