03 February 2021
Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technologist
Seattle, WA,
Salary: USD $27.79 – $42.66 / hr
 
Job description
Our client is looking for a Surgical Technologist (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work at Seattle, WA.
 
The Surgical Technologist (ST) is responsible for facilitating the surgical procedure through the assembly of instrumentation, equipment, and supplies. The Surgical Technologist work as a member of the surgical team under the supervision of a registered nurse, with the surgeon, anesthesiologist, and other medical support personnel.
 
In this position you will:
 
Serves in the primary scrub role during assigned core procedures. Places equipment and supplies in the operating room and arranges instruments, according to instruction. Maintains supply of fluids and medications labeled and ready for use during operation.
  • Effectively coordinates equipment, supplies, and instrumentation according to surgeon’s preference cards. Collaborates with members of the surgical team in the updating and maintenance of preference cards.
  • Functions competently within multiple specialty areas and services in a flexible scrub role with minimal notice. Recognizes age and size of the patient as a relevant factor, and applies appropriate skills in preparation for surgical intervention.
  • Assists team members with positioning, moving, and transporting patients. Facilitates room turnover, and washing and sterilization of instruments. Competent in the use of washers, autoclaves, and Steris.
  • Handles specimens according to policy.
  • Prioritizes tasks. Utilizes non-direct care time efficiently. Helps others.
 
Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Certificate of completion of a Surgical Technician vocational program or documentation of equivalent training
  • Registration with the Washington State Department of Health as a Surgical Technologist.
  • CPR Provider certification
 
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
  • National certification by the Liaison Council on Certification for Surgical Technologist (ST)
  • 6 months experience in a hospital operating room
 
 
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