Job Number: 201446
Department: VM Birth Center Alliance w/CHI - IP Obstetrics
Hours: 6pm - 6:30am
Night Shift, Monday - Sunday/Variable; 12 hour shifts
Experienced Surgical Technologists who specialize in labor and
delivery are being recruited for our new Birth Center opening at
Virginia Mason Seattle in the summer of 2020. The state of
the art Birth Center is a joint venture between Virginia Mason and
The 20,000 square-foot birth center will combine CHI
Franciscan’s regional leadership in personalized obstetric care
with Virginia Mason’s focus on quality and innovation. The Virginia
Mason Birth Center will be located at the Floyd & Delores Jones
Pavilion at Virginia Mason. Located on Level 16, the new facility
will offer panoramic views of the city, the mountains and Puget
Sound. The new Birth Center will include:
6 post- partum beds; 3 labor and delivery rooms; 2 bay OB triage
area with 1-2 ORs, and 5 Level II Nursery Beds; plus an option for
patients to access a labor tub, and have a water birth
Family provided doulas will be welcome and unit will accommodate
presence of siblings.
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. You may assist with
instrumentation in vaginal deliveries, perform stocking duties,
scheduling procedures, and assist with ensuring the department is
compliant with environment of care requirements.
The Surgical Technologist will be 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
of an accredited Surgical Technologist program.
A minimum of six months operating room work experience
that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge
registration with the State of Washington as a Surgical
Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.
high school diploma or GED is required for this position.
to take night and/or weekend call required.
working knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and working
knowledge of pharmacology
and medical terminology.
of instrumentation and equipment, and skill in establishing and
sterile field and in draping a patient.
communication skills a must.
to act as a member of the team and to anticipate the needs of a
be able to operate effectively in emergency and stressful
to independently lift up to 20 pounds, grasping and manual
to hand and/or finger items frequently (sometimes
be able to maintain a retracted position for up to one hour.
visual and auditory acuity with or without accommodation
required to perform
the essential functions of the job.
walking, sitting, standing, lifting, stretching, and bending
staff member is expected to use, demonstrate, and teach good
to move equipment using a wheeled cart.
We offer a competitive salary and benefit package
including. There is also the lifestyle benefit that
comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific
by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable
cities in the
country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will
pleasurably become second nature.
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.