Surgical Technologist - Operating Room

    Peace Health
    Vancouver, WA
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    PeaceHealth is seeking aSurgical Technologist for a full-time position at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington.This position will be working four 10-hour day shifts each week in our 18 state-of-art Surgery Suites.

    Req ID:192969

    JOB SUMMARY

    This position is responsible for assisting the Surgical team during operative procedures by performing a variety of technical duties to primarily assist in responsibility for the preparation and maintenance of the surgical sterile field for the operative patient.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    1. Arrange and inventories sterile set-up for operation and passes items as needed to the surgical team.

    2. Understand and apply the principles of asepsis. Establish and maintain sterile field and assure team maintains sterile environment.

    3. Assist in preparation and moving of patients.

    4. Cleans, disinfects, and sterilizes instrumentation. Assists with clean-up and room turnover.

    5. Access computer information as needed, such as preference lists and digital images.

    6. Participates in all safety initiatives. Adheres to programs such as SCIP and SCOAP quality initiatives.

    7. Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise designated)

    EDUCATION:
    • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology school or recognized course of training as a Surgical Technologist required.
    EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:
    • One year experience as a surgical technologist/LPN in a full service operating room preferred.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.
    LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:
    • CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) preferred.
    • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
    • WashingtonRegistered Surgical Technologist
    OTHER SKILLS:
    • Well organized, detail oriented and self-motivated
    • Ability to coordinate activities and work collaboratively with others
    • Ability to execute detailed procedures with accuracy and precision
    • Basic computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications
    • Understanding of operating room protocols
    REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

    SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
    • Work requires moderate physical exertion at least 66% of the time.
    • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
    • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants; extreme cold or heat; sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc.; or dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
    • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
    There may be more than one opening on this posting.

    For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

    About Us

    PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200providers and 10medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

    Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through thisthree-minute video, and visit us onFacebookorLinkedIn! We offer competitive compensation, a robustbenefits packageand a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

    To learn more please visit:jobs.peacehealth.org.Questions? Review ourEmployment FAQor emailRecruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

    Location:Vancouver, Southwest Medical Center (150)
    Job Category:Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support
    Shift:Day
    Shift Length:10 Hours
    FTE:1.0
    Work Type:Full Time
    Hourly compensation starts at:$24.13, more depending on experience
    RequiredCertifications/Licensure:Basic Life Support; Surgical Technician - Washington

    PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran,qualified individual with a disability,race,ethnicity,religion,gender,pregnancy,gender identity,national origin,age,genetic information,sexual orientation,or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

    The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

    Nearest Major Market:Portland Oregon
    Nearest Secondary Market:Tacoma
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    Posting ID: 552785826Posted: 2020-05-21