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Surgical Technologist

Company: Virginia Mason Medical Center
Location: Seattle
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

**Sign on bonus available for qualified candidates.**Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington state. - CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.
- As a Surgical Technologist you are an integral part of the medical practitioner team, providing surgical care to patients to facilitate safe and effective completion of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.- Perform stocking duties, scheduling procedures, and assist with ensuring the department is compliant with environment of care requirements.- 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.
We require:- Completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist program.- A minimum of six months operating room work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities is preferred.- Current registration with the State of Washington as a Surgical Technician.- Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.- A high school diploma or GED is required for this position.- Ability to take night and/or weekend call required.- A working knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and working knowledge of pharmacology and medical terminology.- Understanding of instrumentation and equipment, and skill in establishing and maintaining a sterile field and in draping a patient.- Excellent communication skills a must.- Ability to act as a member of the team and to anticipate the needs of a surgeon and patient essential.- Must be able to operate effectively in emergency and stressful situations.- Ability to independently lift up to 20 pounds, grasping and manual dexterity required to hand and/or finger items frequently (sometimes continuously). -- Must be able to maintain a retracted position for up to one hour.- Clear visual and auditory acuity with or without accommodation required to perform the essential functions of the job.- Extensive walking, sitting, standing, lifting, stretching, and bending required (the staff member is expected to use, demonstrate, and teach good body mechanics).- Ability to move equipment using a wheeled cart. -We offer a competitive salary and benefit package. There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature. -We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Pay Range
$31.94 - $46.31 /hour

Keywords: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle , Surgical Technologist, Healthcare , Seattle, Washington

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