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Surgical Technologist - Operating Room

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Job ID: 53634
Location: Florence, OR
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

Are you looking for your next adventure? Do you believe each patient deserves safe, evidence-based, and compassionate care? If so, PeaceHarbor in Florence, Oregon might be the place for you!

PeaceHealth is seeking a Surgical Technologist for our Operating Room for a Per Diem/Relief, 0.00 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation is $25.48 – $43.85; hiring rate dependent on qualifications, professional experience, and/or work location.

PeaceHarbor is part of the PeaceHealth hospital family that has been serving the local community as a critical access hospital and level III trauma center for close to 35 years.

Find out more about us here: https://peacehealth.culturehq.com/story/5635

Florence is Oregon's coastal playground with its pinewood forests, rolling sand dunes, miles of beaches, charming boutiques, antique shops, and delicious seafood. Just an hour west of Eugene, this is the go-to getaway destination for locals seeking rest, relaxation and recreation.

Florence provides activities for everyone! From dune buggy tours in the sand dunes, horseback riding on the beach, taking in the sunset from the beach, whale watching, touring the Sea Lion caves or vising Oregon’s most picturesque lighthouse at Heceta Head, we have you covered.

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.

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for assisting the Surgical team during operative procedures by performing a variety of technical duties to primarily assist in responsibility for the preparation and maintenance of the surgical sterile field for the operative patient.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Arrange and inventories sterile set-up for operation and passes items as needed to the surgical team.
  2. Understand and apply the principles of asepsis. Establish and maintain sterile field and assure team maintains sterile environment.
  3. Assist in preparation and moving of patients.
  4. Cleans, disinfects, and sterilizes instrumentation. Assists with clean-up and room turnover.
  5. Access computer information as needed, such as preference lists and digital images.
  6. Participates in all safety initiatives. Adheres to programs such as SCIP and SCOAP quality initiatives.
  7. 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.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • One year experience as a surgical technologist in a full-service operating room preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and 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.

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.

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

OREGON:

Must meeting following:

  • Completion of an educational program for surgical technologists accredited by a national accreditation organization approved by the Oregon Health Authority AND
  • Holds and maintains a surgical technologist certification issued by a nationally accredited certifying organization for surgical technologists.
  • In lieu of above, must have completed a US Military Surgical Technologist Training Program and must complete 16 hours of continuing education every two years.
  • For those who have practiced surgical technology in a health care facility in Oregon or another state or as an employee of an agency or institution of the federal government for at least two of the three years prior to January 1, 2017, certification is not required but caregiver must complete 16 hours of continuing education every two years.
  • CVOR- 2 years Cardiac Surgery OR (CVOR) CST experience.

PEACE HARBOR PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion at least 66% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants; extreme cold or heat; sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc.; or dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
  • PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, 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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