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Certified Surgical Technician

Providence Health & Services


Location:
Missoula, MT 59801
Date:
05/14/2020
2020-05-142020-06-13
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**Description:**
**Providence is calling a Surgical Technician (Operating Room, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all especially those who are poor and vulnerable.**
**In this position you will:**
+ Anticipate surgeons needs throughout procedures.
+ Assist Circulating Nurse in proper identification of specimens.
+ Assist in draping patient and operative area.
+ Assist surgical team with safe transfer of patient from carrier to OR table and from table back to carrier.
+ Assist, under RN circulator supervision, with circulation duties.
+ At the end of the surgery, assists in applying dressings and preparing patient for transfer to carrier and PACU.
+ Clean room according to policies and procedures in expedient manner.
+ Correctly handle specialty equipment and instruments. Places instruments in appropriate pan to prevent damage.
+ Maintain an adequate supply of instruments and supplies to meet the needs of the surgeon and the patient. Is proactive in determining needs of the surgeon during the case.
+ Report all drains and packs to Circulating Nurse.
+ Review assignment the day prior and is prepared for the surgical procedure to be performed. This includes gathering information from others if needed.
+ Use age specific standards, policies and procedures and guidelines to perform treatments and procedures that are routine for unit/clinic on patients.
+ Collaborate with physicians and hospital staff to ensure optimal patient care
**Qualifications:**
**Required qualifications for this position include:**
+ Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technician program at hire date.
+ National certification as a Certified Surgical Technician required within 3 months of hire.
+ Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) (Healthcare Provider) upon hire.
**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**
+ 1 year Operating Room experience
+ Good communication skills and hospitality, both oral and written.
+ Computer skills essential.
+ Ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care.
**About the hospital you will serve.**
St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.
**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details**
http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/
**Our Mission**
As expressions of Gods healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
**About Us**
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
**Schedule:** On Call
**Shift:** Variable
**Job Category:** Surgical Techs
**Location:** Montana-Missoula
**Req ID:** 255010
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