Catholic Health Initiatives Surgical Tech - Operating Room in FEDERAL WAY, Washington

Surgical Tech - Operating Room

Description

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Job Summary:

Provides, as an integral part of the medical practitioner team, surgical care to patients to facilitate safe and effective completion of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Under the guidance of surgeons, nurses, or other designated personnel, the incumbent performs preoperative, intra-operative and postoperative duties within the scope of licensure to ensure that the operating room or environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.

Incumbents are also accountable for utilizing and keeping current on the application of sterile and aseptic technique, surgical procedures, implementation tools and technologies, human anatomy as well as collaborating and communicating effectively with the inter-disciplinary team to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive and therapeutic procedures.

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

Graduation from surgical technology program accredited through Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology ARC-ST. A minimum of six months operating room work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities is preferred.

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing may be substituted for graduation from an accredited surgical technician program.

If classified as Surgical Technician: Maintain Registration with the State of Washington. Registered nurses and/or practical nurses acting within the scope of their licensure do not need to maintain surgical technologist registration.

If classified as Surgical Technician, Certified: Current certification through the Association of Surgical Technologists is required.

Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location WASHINGTON-FEDERAL WAY-ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule 6:30am-5:00pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0158893