Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Certified Surgical Technician

    Job Location US-IL-Mokena
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit


    Facility Description:

    The Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery (CMIS) is an outpatient surgery center with 4 ORs and 1 procedure room offering advance surgical procedures to patients in a unique patient-focused environment.  CMIS currently offers surgeries in Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery, Podiatry, Pain Management, Urology, General Spine Surgery and Orthopedics including complex spine surgery and total joint surgery of the knee, shoulder and hip.  In addition, CMIS has a unique 5 bed Recovery Care Center which allows postoperative stays up to 48 hours.  For more information on Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, visit

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The Surgical Technician is primarily responsible to advocate for safe patient care during their time spent in the operating room.  The Surgical Technician reports directly the OR Clinical Manager.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Selects and prepares necessary supplies and equipment.
    • Checks equipment for working order and reports unsafe conditions.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of and adheres to sterile technique.
    • Utilizes standard precautions to prevent pathogen transmission during all invasive procedures.
    • Reviews pertinent data to support the RN and the surgeon’s plan of care.
    • Utilizes surgeon’s preference cards and assists with updating to keep cards current.


    • CST Required
    • Spine experience preferred
    • Strong in orthopedics a plus
    • BLS Certified

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