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Senior Surgical Technologist

Company: Banner Health
Location: Greeley
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Greeley, ColoradoDepartment Name: Surg-HospWork Shift: DayJob Category:Clinical CarePrimary Location Salary Range:In accordance with Colorado's EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency Rules.***$5,000 Sign-on bonus available***Colorado is packed full of things to do year-round. From family attractions, national parks and outdoor adventure to cosmopolitan cities and welcoming towns, Colorado offers unparalleled hiking, camping, rafting, hunting, fishing, farm-to-table dining, a rich cultural heritage with festivals and live music and so much more. - As a Senior Surgical Technician, you'll work in an operating room along with other healthcare professionals. You will have the opportunity to assist during surgery and perform pre and post operative duties. Our North Colorado Medical Center currently has a full time opportunity available, working Monday - Friday, 7am - 3:30pm, with call requirements. - If you are ready to join a dynamic team, apply today!* Requires a 1 year commitment to qualify for sign on bonus.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.POSITION SUMMARYThis 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 two surgical specialties.CORE FUNCTIONS1. 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.2. Anticipates the surgeon's needs. Passes instruments and retracts tissue. Maintains competency to scrub in a minimum of two surgical specialties.3. 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.4. Ensures that all surgeon preference cards and pick lists are accurate.5. Assists with OR turnover between cases. Participates in stocking, replenishing supplies and cleaning operating rooms.6. Participates in or leads the training and orientation of surgical technology staff and students, as assigned.7. May provide business support to the department including administrative tasks.8. This position follows safety procedures in regards to medication labeling, appropriate handling of specimens, appropriate handling of sharps, time-out procedure, radiation and laser safety, infection control, assembling and disassembling instruments. Participates in emergency call rotation. Is proficient to scrub on at least two surgical specialties. Internal customers are patients, surgeons, and nursing staff. External customers may include practicing physicians, patient families and vendors or sales reps.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma/GED and current basic life support certification. -Certified as a surgical technologist OR four years of experience in a surgical technologist role. Where applicable must be registered with State Regulatory Agency.This position must be able to scrub proficiently on a minimum of two 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 QUALIFICATIONSGraduation from an accredited school of surgical technology is highly preferred.Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Keywords: Banner Health, Greeley , Senior Surgical Technologist, Healthcare , Greeley, Colorado

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