Date Opened: 2022-11-18

Do you strive to continually exceed expectations?

Do you demonstrate respect and concern for all individuals?

Are you willing to care for our community with honest, positive, and ethical behavior?

If yes, you might be the team member we are looking for!

At Chadron Community Hospital, we are driven by our Mission Statement, “Provide and support health care and community service programs of excellence in the communities we serve”.

 Position Details:

Certified Surgical Technologist
Full-time, Permanent, Salary, Benefited position

On-call required. On the job training!  

Sign on bonus available!

Position Summary:

Works as part of the surgical team under the direction of surgeons or registered nurses. Contributes safety and efficiency of the surgical team by performing a wide variety of tasks before, during, and after operations. 


  • Must be knowledgeable in operation of surgical, disinfecting, and sterilization equipment.


  • Current CPR


Job Duties & Responsibilities: 

Tasks that may be required before surgery may include: 

  • Ensuring accurate patient identification participation in all Time Out procedures. 
  • Transporting patients to the operating room. 
  • Positioning patients on the operating table and covering them with sterile drapes. 
  • Prepare the operating room by setting up trays of instruments and arranging equipment and supplies that will be used during the operation in accordance with the Surgeon's preference card. 
  • Tasks that may be required during the operation:
  • Pass instruments to the Surgeon or Surgeon's assistant. 
  • Adjust equipment as needed to include lighting, specialty ESU tips etc.
  • Hold retractors and perform and anticipate other tasks as needed. Before the incision is closed, participate in counting sponges, needles, and other items used during the operation to ensure that nothing is left in the patient.
  • Maintain clean sterile back table and field. 

Following surgery: 

  • Clean and restock the operating room. 
  • Process instruments. 
  • Prepare for the following procedure. 

 Additional tasks may include:

  • Apply dressings (bandages). 
  • Prepare specimens that are removed from the patient for testing. 
  • Other duties assigned within the scope of practice


  • Graduation from a CAAHEP-accredited program and passing a national examination leading to certification from the Liaison Council on Certification of the Surgical Technologist. The accrediting body for surgical technology programs in the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • On the job training available.

For full job description, please contact Human Resources.



We would like to welcome you to our team! 

Excellent benefit package, employee benevolent fund and employee recognition program. For more information regarding benefit information, please contact Human Resources.

Pre-employment drug screen and background check upon conditional job offer required.


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