Surgical Technologist

Legacy Health
Published
November 6, 2019
Location
Portland, OR
Job Type
 

Description

Surgical Technologist

US-OR-Portland

Job ID: 19-9075
Type: Regular Full-Time
Emanuel Medical Ctr campus

Overview

You are the go-to person ensuring that every detail is arranged for surgical services. You're also an important presence within the surgical field, as you pass proper instruments and supplies to other members of the surgical team. Your ability to work in a fast-paced environment as you carry on the Legacy mission of making life better for others will allow you to thrive in our supportive healthcare community.

The Surgical Technologist participates as part of the surgical team in assisting nursing staff in support services necessary for safe and efficient care of patients within the various areas of surgical services. This individual assists at the surgical field passing instruments and supplies to other members of the surgical team; participates in acquiring, preparing and equipping the surgical suites; assists in nonsurgical patient intervention under the direct supervision of a physician or RN; and may serve as a Core Technician, with responsibility for maintaining sterile technique and providing supplies and instruments as requested.

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in North Portland plays a vital role as a local and regional leader in serious clinical illness or injury. With around-the-clock expertise for critical health issues, including experts in trauma, heart care, burns, significant wounds, stroke, brain
surgery and more, Legacy Emanuel is central to the health of our community and critical to the care of the Northwest.

Responsibilities

The Surgical Technologist participates as part of the surgical team in assisting nursing staff in support services necessary for safe and efficient care of patients within the various areas of surgical services. This individual assist at the surgical field passing instruments and supplies to other members of the surgical team. Participates in acquiring, preparing and equipping the surgical suites. Assists in non-surgical patient intervention under the direct supervision of a physician or RN. May serve as a Core Technician, with responsibility for maintaining sterile technique and providing supplies and instruments as requested.

Qualifications

Experience:
1 year Surgical Technologist experience preferred.

Hire on bonus eligible.

Education:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technologist program or completion of a military training program for surgical technologists.
As of January 1, 2017, in lieu of the formal Surgical Technologist training program requirement, may substitute professional experience if candidate has worked 2 out of last 3 years as Surgical Technologist.

Skills:
Basic level patient care skills per requirements of the position.
Basic medical terminology.
Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.
Ability to understand and apply principles of sterile technique and surgical procedures within the scope of the position
Able to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize multiple assignments.
Flexibility and willingness to adapt to a changing environment and circumstances.

LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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