DaVita Surgical Tech - Per Diem, Sign-On Bonus! in Everett, Washington

At the Everett Clinic, our purpose is simple - do the right thing - for our patients and each other. The philosophy allows us to recruit the best talent and enjoy a reputation as one of the most innovative and high-quality healthcare providers in the country.

Some say we are a medical group, but we like to think we're a large family. Our team cares about our patients and each other. We offer the best in quality care, advanced technologies and quality facilities.

Our Core Values:

  • We do what is right for each patient.

  • We provide an enriching and supportive workplace.

  • Our team focuses on value: service, quality & cost.

The Everett Clinic offers competitive salary, excellent benefits including a retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, health insurance, flexible work schedules and professional growth opportunities. Work with the best. Join our Team.

Overview: Under general supervision, the Endoscopy Technician functions under the direct supervision of the gastroenterologist and RN to assist with the operation of technical equipment used during simple and complex endoscopic procedures. The physician, RN and GI tech work as a team in the procedure room to provide the optimal conditions for achieving positive patient outcomes. The endoscopy technician is responsible for the decontamination of and quality assurance for all endoscopy equipment and supplies. Other endoscopy tech responsibilities include facilitating patient flow, room turnover, stocking procedure rooms and ordering supplies. The endoscopy technician supports the Everett Clinic’s mission and values, service excellence process and clinic/department policies and procedures.

$1000 Sign-On Bonus

Schedule: Per Diem either 4 - 10 hour days (6:50am-5:20pm) or 3 - 12 hour days (6:50am-7:20pm). Monday - Friday with occasional Saturday rotation.

Per Diem teammates work in the Ambulatory Surgery Centers and the Cancer Partnership and are available to work a minimum of 1 day per week, but generally average less than 20 hours per week. Per diem staff may be asked to work additional hours, if their schedule will allow, to cover for vacation or other vacancies. These teammates will receive a 10% differential added to their base rate of pay.

The initial training requires full time Monday thru Friday, 8am - 5pm, until training is complete. This is not optional. Please ensure you available to attend training before applying to this position.

  • Essential Functions:

  • Plans, organizes and performs as a surgical scrub technologist, including the collection and preparation of equipment, instruments and supplies necessary for surgical procedures.

  • Following a complete surgical scrub, prepares the O.R. for the procedure; drapes the black table and mayo stand; opens all packs and prepares instruments, supplies, and basins; arranges the room and instruments per physician preference.

  • Completes a pre-op final count for sponges, instruments and sharps with circulator present when applicable.

  • Arranges drapes, suction and sterile field.

  • Hands instruments to surgeon during procedure.

  • Cleans instruments as received back from surgeon and keeps instruments readily at hand during the case.

  • Assists the surgeon with gowning and gloving before the start of the case.

  • Continually works in a neat, organized, safe and efficient manner.

  • Continually observes closely and anticipates any special problems and equipment or supply needs as the case progresses.

  • Keeps track of all instruments, supplies, sponges and sharps throughout the case

  • Assists the circulating nurse with the safe transfer of the patient to the recovery room after the procedure.

  • Assists with cleaning the O.R., including mopping the floor, wiping down all surfaces, disposing of trash and waste, and instrument cleaning and processing.

  • Completes the surgeons’ preference cards and keeps them up to date.

  • Participates in maintaining a safe environment, utilizing the principles of aseptic technique.

  • Practices sound cost containment measures while providing supplies and equipment for patient care.

  • Communicates effectively with patients, physicians, visitors and staff while

  • maintaining patient confidentiality.

  • Conducts self in a professional manner.

  • Supports the Patient’s Bill of Rights and acts as a patient advocate.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technologists

Experience: Minimum of two years’ experience as a surgical technologist in an acute care setting or a busy multi-specialty ASC.

Certificate/License: Current ORT (Operating Room Technician) certification, preferred. Current AHA- BLS Certification required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities. Note that these requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to perform this job.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge: Knowledge of anatomy and physiology; of aseptic technique; of basic surgical technique regarding procedures done in the ASC, and of names, functioning and use of instruments, equipment and sutures used

  • Skills: Good organizational skills. Attention to detail and numerical accuracy.

  • Abilities: Reads, speaks, understands and writes clearly in English. Works with initiative, energy and effectiveness in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work efficiently amidst ongoing distractions; ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to perform work against deadlines. Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness. Ability to speak clearly and concisely; and ability to instruct and train others. Ability to deal effectively with the public in confrontational situations; and ability to effectively lead others

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. As of June 30, 2017, DaVita Medical Group’s teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.