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Surgical Technologist - CVOR

Job ID: 1059
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Surgical Technologist - Cardiac Surgery for a Per Diem/Relief, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $23.32, more depending on experience. 

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 

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

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology school or recognized course of training as a Surgical Technologist preferred. 
  • If LPN, graduation from an accredited LPN program is required.
  •  2 years Cardiac Surgery OR (CVOR) CST experience required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs. 
  • CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) preferred. 
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  •  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 

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).

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

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.

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