Surgical Technologist , Heart Team

Fond du Lac
Full Time

It’s more than a career, it’s a callingWI-St. Agnes Hospital

Worker Type:Regular

Job Highlights:


Our Mission

Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God

Our Vision

Peace, hope, and health for every person, family and community, especially those most in need

Our Values

Compassion, respect, excellence, stewardship, and community

St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac, WI is searching for an experienced Surgical Tech to join our CVOR Team! This is a full-time, benefits eligibile positions scheduled for 32 hours per week. Hours are primarily day shift. This role also has 1x per week overnight on-call, as well as a weekend on-call rotation (every 6th weekend).

On-call differentials are available! Relocation bonus may also be available for qualified candidates!

Preferred experience: Minimum 2 years as a surgical Technologist

Benefit information

  • Comprehensive suite of health, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, 401k, HAS/FSA, and generous PTO
  • Daily Pay for qualifying positions
  • Established employee recognition program
  • Commitment to employee wellness through our EAP, well-being checks with leaders, flexible work schedule where feasible, and online wellness opportunities. Select locations also offer free on-site fitness center access, meditation rooms, and serenity gardens
  • A culture that supports professional development including tuition reimbursement and discounts, participations in the Federal Loan Forgiveness Program, professional development days, opportunities for career advancement and much more
  • 40% discount on eyeglasses through SSM Health Eye Care Optical Shops at select locations
  • Employee Relief Fund to help with life’s unexpected financial emergencies
  • Commitment to caring through philanthropy, volunteer opportunities, and PTO donation program

Job Summary:Performs patient care activities as assigned to assist the registered nurse or physician.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:


  • Anticipates and plans individualized care for the patient based on advanced knowledge of the surgical case and anticipates unexpected patient and surgeon needs.
  • Assists surgical cases by running the table and assisting the surgeon at an expert level on all types of specialty cases utilizing the principles of surgical asepsis, infection control, universal precautions and life safety.
  • Maintains an orderly and organized work environment and takes responsibility for the maintenance and care of all specialty equipment and assists the team to meet both quality and efficiency outcomes.
  • Prioritizes effectively, implements high level problem solving skills and performs in a coordinated manner when delivering care in high stress environments.
  • Demonstrates expertise in the operation and function of all instrumentation and equipment for all cases in specialty area.
  • Maintains all specialty instrument sets, demonstrating understanding of appropriate sterilization methods and acts as a resource and mentor to non-specialty staff on specialty equipment and instrumentation.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Two years’ surgical technician experience, with one year in a related specialty


  • Constant use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Constant use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Constant lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Frequent lifting/moving patients.
  • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching and gripping.
  • Frequent use of clear vision at 20 inches or less.
  • Frequent use of speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing over 50 lbs.
  • Occasional use of clear vision at 20 feet or more.
  • Occasional use of sitting, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional keyboard use/data entry.
  • Rare kneeling.

Licenses / Certifications:Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) – American Heart Association (AHA), FUTURE – Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) within 90 days – American Heart Association (AHA)

Work Shift:Variable Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:Employee

Department:4404000038 CARDIAC SURGERY

Scheduled Weekly Hours:32

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