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Surgical Technologist - Surgery

Providence Health & Services

Issaquah, WA 98027
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**Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Surgical Technologist (1.0 FTE, Days) in Surgery at Swedish Issaquah in Issaquah, WA.**
The Surgical Technologist is responsible for facilitating the surgical procedure through the assembly of instrumentation, equipment and supplies. The Surgical Technologist works as a member of the surgical team under the supervision of a registered nurse, with the surgeon, anesthesiologist, and other medical support personnel to provide patient care.
**In this position you will:**
+ Serve in the primary scrub role during assigned core procedures
+ Effectively coordinate equipment, supplies and instrumentation according to surgeons preference cards. Collaborate with members of the surgical team in the updating and maintenance of preference cards.
+ Function competently within multiple specialty areas and serve in a flexible scrub role with minimal notice. Recognize age and size of patient as a relevant factor, and applies appropriate skills in preparation for surgical intervention.
+ Assist team members with positioning, moving and transporting patients. Facilitate room turnover, and washing and sterilization of instruments. Competent in use of washer, autoclaves and Steris.
+ Assist with preparation and draping of patient. Anticipates surgeons needs in supplies and instrumentation. Apply knowledge of good sterile technique. Collaborates with circulating nurse to up-hold AORN standards as adopted by the Swedish Medical Center Policies and Procedures. Assists as necessary in holding retractors and cutting sutures.
**Required** **qualifications for this position include:**
+ High School diploma or GED
+ Certificate of completion of a Surgical Technician vocational program or documentation of equivalent training
+ Registered as a Surgical Technologist with the State of Washington
+ CPR certified
**Preferred** **qualifications for this position include:**
+ National certification by the Liaison Council on Certification for Surgical Technologist (ST)
+ 6 months of experience in a hospital operating room
**About the Issaquah Campus.**
With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists.
**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits see our website for details**
**Our Mission**
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
**About Us**
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, were committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
**Schedule:** Full-time
**Shift:** Day
**Job Category:** Surgical Techs
**Location:** Washington-Issaquah
**Work Locations:** Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029
**Req ID:** 255064
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