Surgical Technologist


(Ketchikan, Alaska)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About PeaceHealth
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, 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 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth.
This 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.
* Arrange 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 initiatives. * Performs other duties as assigned.
Ideal Candidate
**Education** * 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** * Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire. * Registered Surgical Technologist or LPN license (required, Washington only) * CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) preferred. **Other Skills** * Well organized, detail oriented and self-motivated * Ability to coordinate activities and work collaboratively with others * Ability to execute detailed procedures with accuracy and precision * Basic computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications * Understanding of operating room protocols
Compensation and Working Conditions
Hourly Pay $23 and up
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!


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