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Surgical Technologist

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Layton
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

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.About Layton HospitalIntermountain Layton Hospital is your local not-for-profit full-service community hospital, providing Davis County with the latest technology combined with the highest levels of compassionate, personalized clinical care. A Level III Trauma Center, Layton Hospital provides a compliment of services specifically tailored to meet the growing needs of the communities it serves.Since conception this facility has been designed to facilitate healing with the patient as the focal point of the design and build. A new paradigm of care has been formed by the best and brightest caregivers, working within modern technology, to provide great care for our patients and guests as they enjoy the natural light, calming colors, soothing sounds, and accessible walking paths provided on our beautiful campus.Shift and SchedulingThe current need is for 11am-7pm or 7am-7pm or any Saturday or Sunday shift. We also have 8, 10, and 12 hour shifts available. More details about shifts and scheduling will be discussed in the interview.Call is required. 4-5 call shifts in a 8-week period.The 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 - Layton Hospital (Layton, Utah)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.Two years of surgical services experience.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.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.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.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.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).May be expected to stand in a stationary position with personal protective equipment for an extended period of time.Anticipated job posting close date:06/29/2024Location:Intermountain Health Layton HospitalWork City:LaytonWork 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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