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Job Summary

The Brighton Center for Specialty Care is the newest University of Michigan Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children. The brand new 2-story facility is located at 7500 Challis Rd. Brighton, MI. We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.

Responsibilities*

As a Surgical Technologist at Michigan Medicine, you will deliver exceptional care while handling the instruments, supplies and equipment during each surgical procedure. Working as a team you will work hand in hand with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses and other surgical personnel to assist with operative procedures and assure maintenance of all surgical instrumentation. You will be a part of a diverse environment that will anticipate the needs of the operating team, while monitoring and preserving the sterile field. Michigan Medicine will also provide you with the opportunity to develop and grow in your career. Join our team and become a part of a nationally recognized, multidisciplinary team of experts.

What perks and benefits can you look forward to?

-  Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage

-  2:1 Match on retirement savings

-  Generous PTO program

-  Continued education allowance

-  Guiding and mentorship opportunities

What skills would you master?

  • Performing daily assistance with our state-of-the-art instruments, sutures and additional sterile supplies during the procedures.

  • Effectively turnover and transfer instruments to CSR/Decontamination.

  • You will demonstrate your ability to accomplish tasks in a calm and reliable manner while delivering excellent patient care.

  • The expansion of your knowledge and improve your skills on passing instruments, retracting tissues and operating equipment during surgery.

  • You will be responsible for reviewing each case cart for the correct instruments and supplies.

  • Multitasking while keeping a detailed focus on the surgeons' needs for instrumentation and supplies as needed.

  • The ability to work under pressure and in situations that demand perseverance and stamina, while transferring patients as needed.

  • Capable of maintaining positive in challenging situations.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

What are the qualifications?

Surgical Technologist 

  • Certification and/or satisfactory completion of an equivalent Surgical Technology training program. 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer relations

  • Must have a commitment to contributing to a positive department culture.

  • Demonstrated ability to work as a part of a team in addition to being able to take direction.

  • Able to prioritize tasks quickly.

  • Recent prior experience in scrubbing complex orthopedic cases including advanced sports medicine procedures, hand and foot.


Surgical Technologist Senior

  • Certification and/or satisfactory completion of an equivalent Surgical Technology training program. 

  • Four or more years of experience as a Surgical Technologist.   

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer relations

  • Must have a commitment to contributing to a positive department culture.

  • Demonstrated ability to work as a part of a team in addition to being able to take direction.

  • Able to prioritize tasks quickly.

  • Recent prior experience in scrubbing complex orthopedic cases including advanced sports medicine procedures, hand and foot.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Ambulatory surgery experience.

  • Experience in a Pediatric setting.

  • Proven ability to scrub Advanced Urologic procedures as well as others.

  • Significant experience with any of the following: advanced Ophthalmic procedures, OTO (pediatric and adult including cochlear/stapes), and/or advanced Urology.

  • Recent experience and demonstrated competency in one or more of the following additional areas: Adult and Pediatric Otolaryngology, General, Ophthymology, Gynecological Surgery and Sports Medicine

  • Self-motivated and excellent organization skills.

  • Completion of a Surgical Technologist certification program

Work Locations

This is a full-time 40 hours/week position. 10 hour shifts (7am –flex)

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Additional Information

Please note that for the first phase of this posting, we will be considering internal candidates first as an opportunity for advancement. You are still able to submit your resume for consideration, but our process for external candidates will begin approximately 30-days after the posting date.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.