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Surgical Technician Certified

Company: St. Joseph Medical Center
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewCHI 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 technologies.As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the companyPaid Time Off (PTO)Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible health spending accounts (FSA)Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsTuition Assistance for career growth and developmentCare@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify TheftAdoption AssistanceWellness ProgramResponsibilitiesIncentives: $10K Sign on bonus for experienced external Surgical Tech's new to CHI Franciscan.Job Summary:Provides, 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.Incumbents 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.QualificationsJob Requirements:Graduation 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.Graduation from an accredited school of nursing may be substituted for graduation from an accredited surgical technician program.If 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.If classified as Surgical Technician, Certified: Current certification through the Association of Surgical Technologists is required.Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

Keywords: St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Surgical Technician Certified, Professions , Tacoma, Washington

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