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Surgery Tech Cert-Surgery (40 hrs/wk, Days)

***Up to $3,000.00 sign on bonus for new employee of EvergreenHealth***

Job Summary:
Works with the surgical team to deliver patient care during surgery.

Primary Duties:

  1. Prepares rooms with appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies, and equipment for each surgical procedure as outlined in the policy and procedure manual.
  2. Demonstrates close attention to detail regarding aseptic technique at all times.
  3. Performs all counts as defined in the OR policies and procedures measured by documentation on the OR record.
  4. Maintains an orderly and sterile instrument table and/or Mayo stand per standardize set ups.
  5. Identifies sterility of instruments knows all indicator parameters.
  6. Anticipates the surgical routine and acts proactively according to surgeon’s instructions
  7. Remains and demonstrate an ability to handle unexpected situations with calm efficiency.
  8. Asks appropriate questions to enhance the care of the patient
  9. Handles medications on the sterile field under the direct observation of a registered nurse.
  10. Handles records, labels, and specimens according to established policy and procedure.
  11. Participates in patient safety activities including pre-surgical pause.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.

License, Certification, Education or Experience:

REQUIRED for the position:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Must be registered as a Surgical Technologist within the State of Washington.
  • Must have and maintain NBSTSA (National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting) Certification.
  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire

DESIRED for the position:

  • 2 years of Surgical Tech experience

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), Local 21.

Full time
Kirkland, WA 98034, US