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Surgical Technologist Service Line Coordinator - Robotics

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Job ID: 50742
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 0.88
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Surgical Technologist Service Line Coordinator/Robotics for a Part Time, 0.88 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation is $32.17 – $48.30; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience and/or terms of Collective Bargaining Agreement.

JOB SUMMARY

The Surgical Technologist Service Line Coordinator requires advanced knowledge of surgical instruments and supplies, their uses, and appropriate substitutions. This is a skilled liaison position requiring additional knowledge, critical thinking, judgment, and communication skills to provide improved services to our surgeons and patients. The Surgical Technologist Service Line Coordinator facilitates the flow of surgical case by proactively collaborating with the OR staff, vendors, and SPD staff, thus improving the relationship between Sterile Processing and the OR, increasing customer satisfaction, and reducing patient delays or cancellations. They support activities including, but not limited to, reviewing scheduled service line procedures, purchasing of new and replacement equipment and instrumentation, providing/arranging training and continuing education, assuring best practice and quality outcomes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Evaluates surgery schedule by working independently to review/update individual preference cards, assess instruments and supplies needs for cases and as needed, address concerns with department leadership.
  2. Serves as the surgical technologist expert of that service line and acts as the liaison between the OR teams, surgeons, sterile processing, and perioperative services leadership.
  3. Assists with maintaining and updating OR/Hospital protocols related to the service line.
  4. Responsible for researching and remaining current on best practices. Uses this knowledge to provide highly reliable, evidence-based support to the provision of care.
  5. Assesses the educational needs of caregivers related to their service line and partners with the perioperative educator to develop/provide education based on their findings.
  6. Participates in data collection and management of quality metrics.
  7. Participates as a member of pertinent service line committees, attending meetings regularly.
  8. Participates in surgical procedures and remains proficient in cases outside of their designated service line.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise designated)

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology school or recognized course of training as a Surgical Technologist preferred.
  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a surgical technologist in a full- service operating room.
  • Service line specific surgery experience within the past two years required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of an ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) preferred.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • Registered Surgical Technologist

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Well organized, detail oriented and self-motivated
  • Ability to coordinate activities and work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to execute detailed procedures with accuracy and precision
  • Basic computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications
  • Understanding of operating room protocols
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong problem solving, decision making and time management skills.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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