PeaceHealth is seeking a
Surgical Technologist : Temporary for a
1.0 full time equivalent
Non:Exempt position. This position will be working
Day shift with shift durations of
PeaceHealth has a wonderful opportunity for a temporary, full time, Surgical Technologist at our beautiful PeaceHealth
Ketchikan Medical Center campus in Ketchikan, Alaska
This position is a 13:week assignment to include housing and car rental. Come join us in the Fishing Capital of the world
Surgical Technologists with PeaceHealth are 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.
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.
: High school diploma or equivalent required.
: Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program or recognized course of training as a Surgical Technologist is preferred.
: One year experience as a surgical technologist in a operating room preferred.
: Demonstrated knowledge of and ability age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patients needs.
: Current (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
: CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) preferred.
: 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
PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
: Work requires active physical exertion from 34 to 65 of the time.
: Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or more.
: Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants; extreme cold or heat; sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc.
: Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
: Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 66 of work time).
Please apply online to be considered.
For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
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 medica
Location: ketchikan, Skeena-Bulkley