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Operating Room LPN/Surgical Technologist

Job ID: 5044
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

Attention Surg Techs Looking to Relocate to the Beautiful Willamette Valley!

Join the surgery team in our 25 state-of-art Surgery Suites performing ortho, neuro, vascular, thoracic, general, plastics, ENT, eyes, GYN, GU, robotics, and open heart surgeries at our level II trauma center hospital.

Are you looking for your next adventure? Do you believe each patient deserves safe, evidence-based, and compassionate care? If so, Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield, Oregon might be the place for you!

PeaceHealth is seeking a Surgical Technologist/LPN  - Operating Room for a Full Time, Day position.  This is a 12 hour shift, 0645-1915, and includes two weekends shifts per month.

We have readily available resources to help enhance your career:

  • Excellent compensation & shift differentials
  • Great benefits
  • Generous relocation assistance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional practice support
  • A collaborative team environment!

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program and CST required by date of hire.  New Grads considered!
  • Surg Tech experience may be considered in lieu of CST.
  • LPNs with experience in an operating room considered.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

 Our hospital is located alongside the picturesque McKenzie River (hence Riverbend!). Only minutes away from University of Oregon, you’ll experience the great combination of living near the city while taking in the fresh air and plush greenery the Pacific Northwest. 

Have questions or interested in consideration? Email a copy of your resume to [email protected] and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch.

To learn more about PeaceHealth, visit: careers.peacehealth.org.

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.

LPN’s working in the Operating Room may set-up for sterile procedures, pass instruments during procedures, assist in preparation and moving of patients, clean, disinfect and sterilize instruments, assist in clean-up and turnover of rooms. 

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 

  • 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
  • If LPN, licensure in the State of Oregon is required.
    • If not an LPN, 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.

RIVERBEND 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.

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.

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