Preference Personnel

Surgical Tech

Posted March 01, 2019Consultant: Brian Rahman
  • Healthcare Position
  • Located in South Dakota
  • Contract Position

Preference Employment Solutions is excited to recruit for a contract Surgical Tech to join an outstanding organization in South Dakota.  This Surgical Tech will assist in both preoperative and interoperative procedures to assure the safety of the patients who undergo surgery.  If you are looking for a rewarding, fast paced, environment then this is the right facility for you.


  • Diploma from an accredited Surgical Technology program
  • 1-2 years’ nursing experience
  • Prior Surgical Tech experience required
  • Good standing CST (Certified Surgical Technologist)

Accountable For:

  • Don OR attire and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Gather, check and open supplies and equipment needed for the surgery
  • Set up the sterile table and Mayo stand with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications needed for the procedure
  • Perform initial instrument, sharps and sponge count with the circulator
  • Assist with draping the patient and establishing the sterile field
  • Secure tubing, cords and other sterile accessories
  • Prepare and anticipate additional instrumentation, equipment and supplies for usage
  • Anticipate the needs of the surgeon by passing instruments and supplies
  • Measure and pass medications, hemostatic agents and irrigation solutions
  • Hold retractors or instruments as directed by the surgeon
  • Cut suture material as directed by the surgeon
  • Prepare sterile dressings and/or immobilization devices
  • Prepare and pass off specimen(s) as appropriate
  • Clean and prepare instruments for terminal sterilization
  • Assist other members of the team with terminal cleaning of room
  • Assist in prepping the OR for the next patient

Characteristics of a Successful Candidate:

  • Ability to deal effectively with high levels of stress while maintaining a positive demeanor
  • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant
  • Excellent bedside manner with ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Working knowledge of healthcare laws and regulations

How to Apply:

Please contact Brian Rahman at 701-293-6905 or email your resume to

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  • ACA Compliant with health insurance options for qualifying employees
  • Preference Employment Solutions is an equal opportunity employer
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