Surgical Tech - CST - Operating Room - OR
Company: SCL Health
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: February 13, 2019
You. You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Surgical Technician in the Operating Room. You know how to stay organized and move fast. You respond calmly in high pressure situations. Youre generous with your thoughts, your partnership and especially your voice in the OR, because your opinion matters. Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible. Us. We are happy to offer up to $20,000 hiring in relocation and incentives to full time, experienced CSTs to help you begin your career with us. St. Marys Medical Center is home to twelve state-of-the-art surgical suites, and two DaVinci Robots, with a Cardiovascular Hybrid OR in the construction phases. We are a Level II Trauma Center which functions more like a Level I, because we are the largest most specialized hospital between Denver and Salt Lake City. Our service lines include: Bariatrics, Robotics, General Surgery, Orthopedics including Ortho-Trauma and Ortho-Spine, Neuro-surgery, OB-GYN, Cardiovascular and Thoracic (including open heart), ENT, Plastics, Pediatrics, and Urology. We pride ourselves in providing the finest, most advanced, personalized patient care in Western Colorado. St. Marys Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning. We. Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity. Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing. Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn. Your day. As a Surgical Tech you need to know how to: -- Check supplies/instrumentation and equipment needed for surgical procedures and ensure they are working properly. -- Open sterile supplies and set up the table for each surgical procedure. -- Provide a sterile field for surgical procedures. Ensure that the members of the surgical team are properly attired and assist the surgeon with draping the patient to isolate the operative site. -- Assist in the maintenance of the sterile field by applying principles of aseptic techniques and informing the surgeon/surgical team of infractions. -- Pass instruments and supplies to the surgeon. -- Count sponges and sharps with the RN prior to the surgery and before the incision is closed. -- Clean and prepare the instruments for sterilization. -- Assist in the maintenance of specialty surgical services. -- Prepare the sterile dressing for the patients incision. Your experience. We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require: -- High School diploma or equivalent, required -- Successful completion of an accredited Operating Room/Surgical Tech program, required -- Current certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist, required -- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, or obtain certification within one month of employment, required -- At least two (2) years of surgical tech experience, preferred Your next move. Now that you know more about being a Surgical Tech on our team we hope youll join us. At St. Marys Medical Center youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place. Join our highly skilled team and call one of Colorados best kept secrets your home. Enjoy diverse year round recreation including skiing, rafting the CO River, hunting, fishing the 400 lakes on beautiful Grand Mesa, mountain biking, golf, and hiking. Embrace the awe inspiring landscapes of the Colorado National Monument and enjoy the bountiful gifts of Colorados wine country. Advance your career with us at St. Marys and discover the magic that is Western Colorado.
Keywords: SCL Health, Grand Junction , Surgical Tech - CST - Operating Room - OR, Healthcare , Grand Junction, Colorado
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