How You'll Make a Difference:
Functions as liaison between technical schools and Advocate Aurora Health. Identifies challenges/barriers, providing structure for additional education the students need to be successful. Partners with students to supplement education received at school while doing clinical rotations at our sites.
Coordinates technical aspects for the surgical technology clinical rotation at Advocate Aurora facilities.
Assess surgical tech program for satisfaction, outcomes and continuous quality improvement. Provide that feedback to the school.
Partners closely with students to understand their interests, gear their experiences towards those areas of interest and partner with surgery leadership to look at potential opportunities for the students upon graduation. Will partner with Talent Acquisition and department leadership to assist in the recruitment process.
Observe surgical tech students while in cases, to provide guidance, education, and follow up as needed.
Will assess educational needs and ensure competency standards are met.
Coordinates the activities of the school with School Instructors, Surgery leadership and department staff.
Identify gaps in didactic material of current Surgical Technology Programs and providing additional education necessary to close the gap.
Will provide support to surgical tech students located within the Greater Milwaukee patient service area, so will require travel to various facilities.
Based on volumes, may function as a Surgical Technologist as needed.
What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications
Surgical Technologist (CST) certification issued by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA), and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.
Completion of an accredited or approved program in Surgical Technology.
Required Functional Experience
Typically requires 5 years of experience in Surgical Technologist position with current operating room experience including but not limited to circulating and scrubbing.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Formal or informal educational experience preferred.Demonstrated leadership skills.Self-motivated, well organized, and creative in providing educational experiences.Capacity to collaborate with all disciplines and work with all levels of learners to provide a successful experience in educating the adult learner.Proven success in participating in preceptorships and developing others.
Position will report to Aurora Sinai Director of Surgical Services and will travel throughout the different sites.
Asmc Operating Room
945 N 12th St
At Aurora Health Care:
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