Job ID: 284866

Surgical Technician

East China, Michigan

Regular / Rotating

We Are Hiring

Ascension River District Hospital is adding to our team of dedicated Surgical Technologists.  We have a deep respect for the dignity and diversity of life.  If you are a compassionate person who enjoys delivering personalized care to those we serve – join us we have work to do!

Ascension River District Hospital is a full-service community hospital that is part of Ascension, the country’s largest non-profit health system and largest Catholic health system.

A faith-based health care provider, the hospital’s Mission states it is “dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities,” particularly those who are poor and vulnerable. Ascension River District Hospital has been an active and involved community resource since 1965, when local communities worked together to build the hospital on a site donated by Detroit Edison.

Our primary service area includes the cities of Algonac, Marine City and St. Clair and four surrounding townships. These communities have a combined population of more than 34,500. The secondary service area includes the cities of Marysville and Richmond and their surrounding townships, with a combined population of more than 30,300.

This is a full-time position. Normal work hours are 7 am -3:30 pm and may rotate.  Rotational call is required after hours

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the US.  We have over 2600 sites of care across 22 states and the District of Columbia.  Our mission is to deliver spirituality-centered holistic care, which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community. With a mission established 100 years ago, your role on the team will contribute to a legacy that has supported our community for over a century. 

Strength in our People: At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to the chance to have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages. We also support work-life balance and spirituality in the workplace.

Wellbeing Programs: Transforming healthcare starts with taking care of our associates. We know our associates are busy and on the go. We provide our team resources and tools to help them proactively manage their physical, spiritual, and emotional wellbeing.

Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we provide a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.


What You Will Do

As a Surgical Technologist at Ascension River District Hospital, you will assist the surgical team during operative procedures by arranging and inventorying sterile set-up of instruments, equipment and supplies for surgical cases and passing items to surgeons and nurses as needed. You will also provide physical assistance for patient positioning, lifting and, moving as directed.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

What You Will Need

Required Credential(s):

One or more of the following:

  • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.

Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certified Surgical Technologist preferred.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required


Work Experience:

  • 1 year of Surgical Technologist experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
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Thank you for considering a career with St. John Providence Health System.
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