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Job ID: 241
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Temporary
Shift Length: 8 Hours
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits
PeaceHealth is seeking a Surgical Technologist - Operating Room for a Temporary, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $24.35, more depending on experience.
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.
Surgical Technologists with PeaceHealth are 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.
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.
·High school diploma or equivalent required.
·Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program or recognized course of training as a Surgical Technologist is preferred.
·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.
·Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
·CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) preferred.
·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 AND COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
·Work requires active physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the time.
·Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or more.
·Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants; extreme cold or heat; sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc.
·Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 66% of work