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Surgical Technologist

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Sandy
Posted on: May 12, 2024

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Job Description:The Surgical Technologist performs various duties as a member of the surgical team to ensure a safe and successful operative procedure. This position functions under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and directly reports to Surgical Services management.It is expected that the Surgical Technologist I will support system wide and surgical operations initiatives and practices. In addition, this person will actively participate in the surgical operations safety plan as outlined.About Alta View HospitalSince opening its doors in 1982, Intermountain Alta View Hospital has offered high quality inpatient and outpatient medical care. Alta View Hospital is a 57-bed Level IV trauma center and is well known for its excellent care in womens health services, labor and delivery, emergency service and trauma care, imaging, lab services, acute and intensive care, surgical services, physical therapy, and other medical services like our sleep lab, heart care, and infusion services all delivered in a personable, compassionate, and family-oriented atmosphere.Alta View Hospital is located in the southeast corner of the Salt Lake Valley and is the hospital of choice for the surrounding communities including Sandy, Draper, White City, Cottonwood Heights, and Midvale.Shifts and SchedulingWe offer 10 and 12-hour shifts Monday - Friday between 7AM - 7PM. No nights, no weekends. Rotating weekend on-call required every 8 weeks.10-hour shifts, 7AM-5PM12-hour shifts, 7AM-7PMThe Surgical Technologist has a pathway opportunity identified for advancement to Surgical Technologist levels II or III.Job EssentialsEnsures room and all surgical items meet sterilization criteria.Maintains sterile field and safe environment.Recognizes and addresses sharps and fire safety processes.Prepares room and instruments for surgical procedure. May assist with sterile processing.Assists the surgical staff during the procedure, within the scope of practice.After procedure, cleans room and prepares for next procedure.Identifies emergency situations and exercises judgment when implementing procedures to respond to emergencies.Posting SpecificsSurgical Tech I Entry Rate: $22.80 or more depending on experienceSurgical Tech II Entry Rate: $25.08 or more, depending on experienceSurgical Tech III Entry Rate: $27.60 or more depending on experienceBenefits Eligible: YesShift Details: Full Time - 40 hours per weekLocation: Operating Rooms - Alta View Hospital (Sandy, Utah)Shift Details: Monday - Friday, 10-hour shifts (7AM-5PM) or 12-hour shifts (7AM - 7PM).No nights, weekend call every 8 weeks.This position could be filled as a Surgical Tech II or Surgical Tech III depending on experience and qualifications.Minimum QualificationsBasic Life Support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers.Completion of an accredited Operating Room Technician program (ORT)Or graduated from a non-accredited surgical tech program within the past six months, but not currently eligible to sit for Tech in Surgery exam (NCCT)Or two years of scrub tech experience in hospital or military surgical services within the last three years.Or hired into a role specifically for on the job training in a rural hospital.Or International training equivalent and legally authorized to work in the United States.Preferred QualificationsActive National Certification as an OR Tech in Surgery or Certified Surgical Technologist. Certification is expected within the timeframe outlined below.Certification is required after hire as follows:Surgical Technologists who graduated from an accredited program must certify within one year of hire (may use either NBSTSA or NCCT certification).Surgical Technologists who have graduated from non-accredited programs or completed on-the-job or military training, need to certify as soon as possible. This can be done upon graduation or, according to the NCCT requirements, take beyond one year in order to meet worked hours (> 6000) and case tracking requirements. Managers will need to meet with new hires and determine certification course, projected certification window, and track progress.Physical Requirements:Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, sterile indicator tags, colors, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment and instruments with precision and accuracy. This includes computer use and typing for documentation, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position with personal protective equipment for an extended period of time.Anticipated job posting close date:05/30/2024Location:Intermountain Health Alta View HospitalWork City:SandyWork State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:40The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$22.80 - $35.19We care about your well-being mind, body, and spirit which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran Jobble

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