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Surgical Technologist

Posted on: March 1, 2024
Surgical Technologist
  • Full Time
  • Watertown
  • June 30, 2025

Website Prairie Lakes Healthcare System

Surgical Technologist
*$10,000 Sign-on bonus for eligible full-time candidates*
Job Summary
Join our team and be a part of our mission to deliver accessible, high-quality, affordable, and compassionate healthcare. Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is an independent, non-profit healthcare system serving 10 counties in northeastern South Dakota and west-central Minnesota. Our team at Prairie Lakes makes a difference in the lives of patients and their loved ones.
Full-time and relief positions available. 
Responsibilities include:
Assembles equipment and supplies in OR and arranges instruments according to instructions.
Maintains current instrument tray list and physician preference cards.
Assists team members in placing and positioning patients.
Counts sponges, needles, and instruments.
Performs tasks as directed by surgeon during operations.
Assists with maintaining adequate inventory of sterile items.
Transports contaminated instruments from OR to decontamination room appropriately.  Takes part in sterilization.
Assists in daily preparation of rooms, room turnover, and cleaning duties.
We value our employees’ contributions and show our gratitude by proudly offering competitive compensation and benefits package. At Prairie Lakes, we understand that working in the healthcare industry can be tasking on your mental health. To better support our employees, PLHS recently included mental health programs into our benefits package, as well as employee recognition programs. Benefits are available to qualifying employees working part-time or full-time.
A variety of the benefits for those qualifying can include:
Health Insurance 
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Adoption Assistance
Education Loan Program
Professional Development Opportunities
Community Discounts Including the Prairie Lakes Wellness Center
One year certification from college or technical school; or six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

To apply for this job please visit www.prairielakes.com.