Surgical Technologist -Surgery
Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Posted on: June 12, 2021
$10,000 Sign-On Bonus (Externals Only) and Relocation
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Surgical Technologist
(1.0 FTE, Evenings) to work in Surgery at Swedish Issaquah in
The Surgical Technologist (ST) is responsible for facilitating
the surgical procedure through the assembly of instrumentation,
equipment and supplies. The Surgical Technologist work as a member
of the surgical team under the supervision of a registered nurse,
with the surgeon, anesthesiologist, and other medical support
personnel to provide patient care in a manner consistent with the
mission, vision and values of the Surgical Services department and
Swedish Medical Center.
In this position you will:
- Serve in the primary scrub role during assigned core
procedures. Place equipment and supplies in operating room and
arrange instruments, according to instruction. Maintains supply of
fluids and medications labeled and ready for use during operation.
Hands instruments and supplies to surgeon, holds retractors, cuts
sutures, and performs other tasks as directed by surgeon during
operation. Anticipates the needs of the surgical team and
facilitates the progress of the surgical procedure.
- Effectively coordinate equipment, supplies and instrumentation
according to surgeon's preference cards. Collaborate with members
of the surgical team in the updating and maintenance of preference
- Function competently within multiple specialty areas and serves
in a flexible scrub role with minimal notice. Recognize age and
size of patient as a relevant factor, and applies appropriate
skills in preparation for surgical intervention.
- Assist team members with positioning, moving and transporting
patients. Facilitate room turnover, and washing and sterilization
of instruments. Competent in use of washer, autoclaves and
- Assist with preparation and draping of patient. Anticipates
surgeons needs in supplies and instrumentation. Apply knowledge of
good sterile technique. Collaborate with circulating nurse to
up-hold AORN standards as adopted by the Swedish Medical Center
Policies and Procedures. Assist as necessary in holding retractors
and cutting sutures.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- High School diploma or GED
- Certificate of completion of a Surgical Technician vocational
program or documentation of equivalent training
- Registered as a Surgical Technologist with the State of
- CPR certified
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- National certification by the Liaison Council on Certification
for Surgical Technologist (ST)
- 6 months experience in a hospital operating room
About the Issaquah Campus.
With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design
and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be
different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and
outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care,
obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary
care and a host of other medical and surgical services and
Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Seattle , Surgical Technologist -Surgery, Other , Issaquah, Washington
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