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Surgical Technician

St Joseph Medical Center Tacoma, Washington
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The posted compensation range of $28.40 - $42.61 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-337076 Employment Type Full Time Department Outpatient Surgery Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 0630 - 1700, call, weekends and holiday Remote No Category Technician
Overview

We're proud to share that St. Joseph Medical Center was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington State by U.S. News & World Report.

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities. 

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.    

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!

Why you should choose us?
St Joseph Medical Center pursues Compassion, Inclusion, Integrity, Excellence and
Collaboration as part of its every day culture. This is evident as soon as you enter our doors. At St Joseph Medical Center, you will be part of a friendly, supportive and cohesive team. We are passionate about providing care to our community and strive to be the most trusted destination for health in the PNW. We look forward to you joining our St Joseph family!

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Responsibilities

Sign-on bonus available!

Surgical Technician role:

Provides, as an integral part of the medical practitioner team, surgical care to patients to facilitate safe and effective completion of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Under the guidance of surgeons, nurses, or other designated personnel, the incumbent performs intra-operative duties within the scope of licensure to ensure that the operating room or environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.

Incumbents are also accountable for utilizing and keeping current on the application of sterile and aseptic technique, surgical procedures, implementation tools and technologies, human anatomy as well as collaborating and communicating effectively with the inter-disciplinary team to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive and therapeutic procedures.


Qualifications

Job Requirements:

Graduation from surgical technology program accredited through Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology ARC-ST. 

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing may be substituted for graduation from an accredited surgical technician program.

If classified as Surgical Technician:  Maintain Registration with the State of Washington.  Registered nurses and/or practical nurses acting within the scope of their licensure do not need to maintain surgical technologist registration. NCCT certification.

If classified as Surgical Technician, Certified: Current certification through the Association of Surgical Technologists is required.

Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

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While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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