Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of
patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a
seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home.
From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized
care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with
convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and
innovative treatments and
As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following
starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the
- Paid Time Off
health spending accounts (FSA)
401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
Assistance for career growth and development
premium account for additional support with children, pets,
dependent adults, and household needs
Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify
$10K Sign on bonus for experienced external Surgical Tech's new to
as an integral part of the medical practitioner team, surgical care
to patients to facilitate safe and effective completion of invasive
therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Under the guidance of
surgeons, nurses, or other designated personnel, the incumbent
performs intra-operative duties within the scope of licensure to
ensure that the operating room or environment is safe, that
equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is
conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.
are also accountable for utilizing and keeping current on the
application of sterile and aseptic technique, surgical procedures,
implementation tools and technologies, human anatomy as well as
collaborating and communicating effectively with the
inter-disciplinary team to facilitate a physician's performance of
invasive and therapeutic procedures.
the operating room and patient for the surgical procedure by
applying principles and techniques of asepsis to work assignments;
sets up sterile equipment, instruments, drapes and solutions;
assists with scrubbing, preparation of sterile field,
gowning/gloving members of the surgical team.
safe handling and care for instruments and specimens in accordance
with internal procedures.
up the operating surgeon’s sterile table to include instrument set
up, clean up and turnover in preparation for the next
sterilization devices, including immediate use containment devices,
autoclaves, and other types of sterilizers following the
manufacturers’ instructions. Understands the concepts of sterilizer
challenge devices and sterilizer biological indicators and their
appropriate use, monitoring and tracking.
emergencies (e.g. cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Code 9, and other
medical emergencies), and initiates and/or participates in the
appropriate response to the situation.
and replenishes the operating room, preparing it with new sterile
items and checking the equipment to make sure it is working
properly for the next surgery.
related duties as required.
from surgical technology program accredited through Accreditation
Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology ARC-ST. A
minimum of six months in Cardiac Operating Room work experience
that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge
skills/abilities is preferred.
from an accredited school of nursing may be substituted for
graduation from an accredited surgical technician
classified as Surgical Technician: Maintain Registration with the
State of Washington. Registered nurses and/or practical nurses
acting within the scope of their licensure do not need to maintain
surgical technologist registration.
classified as Surgical Technician, Certified: Current certification
through the Association of Surgical Technologists is
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS