Surgical Technologist Intern- Operating Room

Clinical Support
2019-R0207815 Requisition #
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Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!




This position is for students who are enrolled in a Surgical Technology program who are interested in permanent employment upon graduation from an accredited program. Student must have completed their first two program quarters in the technology program  and be a student in good standing.  Will at all times work under direct supervision of a registered nurse. 






Essential Job Functions 

  1. With minimal assistance plans for and prepares necessary instruments, supplies and equipment required for surgical procedures.

  2. Demonstrates knowledge and technical skill in the care and use of instruments, supplies and equipment used to assist the physician in performing most surgical procedures.

  3. Assists in circulating duties with a registered nurse, as directed.

  4. With appropriate educational preparation the clinical assistant will be responsible for surgical technician duties under the direct supervision of the certified surgical technician or registered nurse.  He or she may first scrub minor cases, may second scrub major cases, or may first scrub major cases with certified surgical technician direct supervision.  The surgical technician assistant will never scrub alone.

  5. Assists with prepping patient for procedure as directed.

  6. Develops and maintains effective communication with patients, medical staff and hospital personnel.

  7. Assists in positioning and draping the patient for the appropriate procedure.

  8. Completes accurate sponge, needle and instrument counts with registered nurse.

  9. Performs scrub duties such as handing of instruments, holding retractors, cutting sutures, and maintaining a sterile field.


Position Qualifications



  • High school graduate or the equivalent.

  • Complete second quarter as a student in an accredited Surgical Technology program or first semester of accredited registered nursing program.



  • CPR certification



  • Enrolled in surgical career program including surgical technology program


About Us

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 14 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities, a free standing emergency department, more than 150 employed physician practice locations and more than 12,000 employees in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa.

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Nicotine Policy

CHI Health (Nebraska) has implemented a nicotine free work policy and will consider only qualified nicotine free candidates. As of March 1, 2019, cotinine (nicotine) will be added to the list of substances screened for during the post offer, pre-employment testing for all external job candidates offered employment. A positive result for cotinine (nicotine) will eliminate eligibility for employment consideration.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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