PeaceHealth is seeking a Surgical Technologist (Per Diem) for a per diem, Day shift position.Req ID: 160919 JOB SUMMARYThis position is responsible for assisting the surgical team during operative procedures by performing a variety of technical duties to primarily assist in responsibility for the preparation and maintenance of the surgical sterile field for the operative patient. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSArrange and inventories sterile set-up for operation and passes items as needed to the surgical team. Understand and apply the principles of asepsis. Establish and maintain sterile field and assure team maintains sterile environment.Assist in preparation and moving of patients.Cleans, disinfects, and sterilizes instrumentation. Assists with clean-up and room turnover.Access computer information as needed, such as preference lists and digital images.Participates in all safety initiatives. Adheres to programs such as SCIP and SCOAP quality initiative.Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required. Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program or recognized course of training as a Surgical Technologist is preferred. EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:One year experience as a surgical technologist in a full service operating room preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient??s needs. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) preferred.Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.Registered WA Surgical Technologist Required OTHER SKILLS:Well organized, detail oriented and self-motivatedAbility to coordinate activities and work collaboratively with othersAbility to execute detailed procedures with accuracy and precisionBasic computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applicationsUnderstanding of operating room protocols UNITED GENERAL PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:Work requires moderate physical exertion at least 66% of the time. Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less. Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants; extreme cold or heat; sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc.; or dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time). Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. About PeaceHealth PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Sedro-Woolley community please visit our homepage: Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn! Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email . Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications. Location: Sedro-Woolley, United General Medical Center (250)Job Category: Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support Shift: DayShift Length: VariableFTE: 0.0Work Type: Per Diem/ReliefHourly compensation starts at: $22.07, more depending on experienceRequired Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Surgical Technician - Washington PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws. The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job. Posting Notes: Sedro-Woolley || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support ||Technician / Technologist || Per Diem/Relief || SURGICAL SVCS Associated topics: ascp, lab, medical, molecular, pathology, sample collection, technician i, technician lab, testing, toxicology
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