Company: CHI Franciscan St. Michael Medical Center
Posted on: February 22, 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 www.
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!
Incentives: Sign on bonus for experienced external Surg Techs new
to CHI Franciscan. For more information please contact Aulaura
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.
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
Two years of surgical tech experience preferably with cardio
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
Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.
Associated topics: lab, laboratory, medical laboratory science,
medical technologist, mlt, surgical technologist, technician,
technician laboratory, technologist, toxicology
Keywords: CHI Franciscan St. Michael Medical Center, Seattle , Surgical Tech, Healthcare , Bremerton, Washington
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