Company: CHI Franciscan St. Anne Hospital
Posted on: February 22, 2021
Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
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resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community.
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$10K Sign On Bonus for Experienced Surgical Technicians new to CHI
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.
- 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
- 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.
- Graduation from surgical technology program accredited through
Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology
- 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
- 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 American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS
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Associated topics: blood collection, laboratory, medical, medical
technologist, microbiology, mls, pathology, surgical technologist,
technician iv, technician lab
Keywords: CHI Franciscan St. Anne Hospital, Seattle , Surgical Tech, Healthcare , Seattle, Washington
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