Surgical Tech Cardiovascular
Company: Harrison Medical Center
Posted on: January 12, 2021
Overview: 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 South Puget Sound. We are
part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country. St. Michael
Medical Center is looking for compassionate professionals to join
our team in our NEW HOSPITAL in Silverdale! This 500,000
Square-foot hospital will be the most energy-efficient hospital in
Washington and will provide an extraordinary healing environment
for our patients with beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains and
Dyes Inlet. In addition, the entire campus has been developed with
the well-being of our team in mind with dedicated respite areas and
generous break areas (see the views!) along with the Clear Creek
trail running through the hospital grounds, encouraging walks and
connection with the community. Be a part of this groundbreaking
addition to CHI Franciscan! Visit our website at
stmichaelopening.org for 360-degree photos and virtual tour of the
new hospital. Our mission is to deliver high-quality care that
meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and
spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this
three-part approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is
essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!
Responsibilities 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. Essential Duties:
Prepares the operating room and patient for the surgical procedure
by applying principles and techniques of asepsis to work
assignments; sets up sterile equipment, instruments, drapes and
solutions; assists with scrubbing, preparation of sterile field,
gowning/gloving members of the surgical team.
Provides safe handling and care for instruments and specimens in
accordance with internal procedures.
Sets up the operating surgeon's sterile table to include instrument
set up, clean up and turnover in preparation for the next case.
Operates sterilization devices, including immediate use containment
devices, autoclaves, and other types of sterilizers following the
manufacturers' instructions. Understands the concepts of sterilizer
challenge devices and sterilizer biological indicators and their
appropriate use, monitoring and tracking.
Identifies emergencies (e.g. cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Code 9,
and other medical emergencies), and initiates and/or participates
in the appropriate response to the situation.
Stocks and replenishes the operating room, preparing it with new
sterile items and checking the equipment to make sure it is working
properly for the next surgery.
Performs related duties as required. 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. CommonSpirit Health
participates in E-verify.
Keywords: Harrison Medical Center, Seattle , Surgical Tech Cardiovascular, Healthcare , Bremerton, Washington
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