Surgical Technologist II

Job Number
208121
North Colorado Medical Center
Shift
Day
Department
North Colorado Medical Center - Surg-Hosp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Internal Code A
COREHTF
Street Address
1801 North 16th Street
City & State
US-CO-Greeley
Posting Category
Surgery Services

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North Colorado Medical Center is looking for a full-time Surgical Technician to join a dynamic Peri-Operative Department team in Northern Colorado. This Surgical Technician is 36-hours per week working varied shifts to meet the needs of the department. The successful Surgical Technician candidate will have 2 or more years experience in the operating room. If you are interested in this position, please apply!!! Should you have any questions, please contact Debbie Hoekstra at 970-801-6347 or atDebbie.hoekstra@bannerhealth.com.

 

Pay opportunity: $20.94-$27.22-$33.48

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About North Colorado Medical Center
A 378-bed Level II trauma center and acute care facility with over 3000 employees, North Colorado Medical Center is the largest hospital in the region. As a regional medical center, we provide community-based and specialty services for a service area that includes southern Wyoming, western Nebraska, western Kansas and northeastern Colorado. In order to provide the most compassionate and innovative care possible, we bring together state-of-the-art technology and an exceptional team of health care professionals. For the healthcare professional, our Greeley, Colorado location offers access to a wide variety of recreational activities in an inviting, close-knit community.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position selects and places surgical instruments, supplies and equipment during surgery. Scrubs and provides instruments, sutures, and other sterile supplies during surgical procedure. Participants in the training and orientation of surgical technology staff and students, as assigned. Is proficient to scrub on a minimum of 2 surgical specialties.

 

Essential Functions

  • Prepares for surgical procedures. Pulls appropriate instruments and supplies and ensures good working order of instruments. Reviews case carts for correct instruments and supplies. Troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment and makes minor adjustments or calls biomedical equipment staff. Checks schedule and plans ahead for upcoming surgical case needs.

 

  • Anticipates the surgeon's needs. Passes instruments, retracts tissue and operates equipment during surgery. Maintains competency to scrub in a minimum of 2 surgical specialties.

 

  • Demonstrates the principles of aseptic technique and universal precautions throughout the procedure. Disposes of sharps and trash and places used supplies into case cart for processing. Participates in counting sharps, instruments and sponges. Prepares instruments for cleaning following each case.

 

  • Ensures that all surgeon preference cards and pick lists are accurate.

 

  • Assists with OR turnover between cases. Participates in stocking, replenishing supplies and cleaning operating rooms.

 

  • Participants in or leads the training and orientation of surgical technology staff and students, as assigned.

 

  • May provide business support to the department including administravie tasks.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and current basic life support certification, also required is current certification as a surgical technologist.

Where applicable must be registered with State Regulatory Agency

This position requires skills and abilities typically attained with 2 or more years of operating room experience and must be able to scrub proficiently on a minimum of 2 surgical specialties. The position requires manual dexterity and the ability to maintain professional decorum in highly stressful emergent situations. The position requires the ability to be conscientious, organized, and orderly and the ability to respond quickly to the needs of the surgeon and patient. Must stay abreast of new developments in the field.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited school of surgical technology is highly preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.