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Surgical Tech Certified-Surgery Full Time 11am to 7pm $2500 Sign-on Bonus

Location Lake Forest, Illinois Business Unit Lake Forest Hospital Job REQID 83595 Job Function Patient Support Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Annual Employee Salary Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Northwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you'll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

We recognize where you've been, and we support where you're headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.

Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.

  • Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
  • Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.

From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.


The Surgical Tech - Certified reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.


  • Assist surgical team during procedures that require the ability to stand for periods greater than 6 hours.
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of aseptic technique and the ability to take corrective action for themselves and other team members when there is a break in technique.
  • Demonstrate fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination necessary to handle small intricate surgical instruments, supplies and specimens.
  • Demonstrate the ability to provide complete, accurate communication to all members of the surgical team.
  • Prepares and maintains sterile field throughout the surgical procedure.
  • Provides assistance to the surgical team. This includes draping of the surgical site,and efficient and safe handling of all sharps and instruments.
  • Maintains accurate count of all supplies, suture and sponge items on the sterile field.
  • Orients new staff to the ORST role.
  • Stocks room with supplies and equipment
  • Must have the ability to provide on-call coverage for specialty or general surgical procedures and respond to be on duty within 30 minutes or less.



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Surgical Technologists
  • Current CST certification
  • BLS through American Heart Association


  • At least 2 years of OR experience



Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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