City
Missoula
State
ID
Min Salary
$51,000.00
Max Salary
$68,000.00
Job Type
Full-Time Regular

We are looking to recruit a Surgical Technologist to join our client's team. This location has all the appeal of small-town living and has extremely easy access to all the offerings of metropolitan activities.

We have a special opening for just the right Surgical Tech and would love to discuss the unique job duties of this position. If you are looking for a job where you will be appreciated, expected to work hard, and learn new skills while having fun; this is the job for you!

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Surgical Services, this position assists with surgical procedures under the guidance of surgeons, registered nurse(s), or additional O.R. personnel.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Able to work independently and meet established deadlines
  • Able to make sound reasonable decisions
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to concentrate on many detailed requests despite numerous interruptions
  • Demonstrates accountability, professionalism, openness, receptive to change, creativity, and innovative
  • Ability to identify and calmly handle an inherently stressful situation with tact
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to develop excellent working relationships with consumers and staff
  • Seeks guidance, direction, and assistance when needed
  • Ability to be flexible and take on new responsibilities

Job Duties:

  • Performs scrub activities based on principles of aseptic technique, infection control, universal precautions guidelines, environmental control, and life safety guidelines: anticipates needs of patient and surgeon; demonstrates critical thinking skills and prioritize activities when performing the scrub role; under supervision of the RN, demonstrates the ability to prepare medications for procedures to be used by physicians; knows of routine drugs used intra-operatively, dosages, and/or concentration and appropriate route of administration
  • Prepares and knows the specific uses of equipment, instrumentation, and supplies used for surgical procedures
  • Locates and operates equipment. Handles and operates equipment properly. Initiates service request and reports to supervisor action taken when a malfunction of equipment occurs
  • Performs scrub role, without assistance by locating supplies, equipment, and instruments; prepares operating room utilizing preference cards to set up surgical instruments and equipment; independently prepares the sterile field for adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients for the intra-operative experience; differentiates and demonstrates knowledge of sterilization methods required for instruments or equipment
  • Implements and maintains preference cards in an updated complete form utilizing automated process and clinical information systems appropriately and efficiently
  • Identifies potential risks to patients: identifies risks to patients in order to reduce the incidence of injury; identifies actions to eliminate, minimize or report risks; identifies procedures to follow in the event of an incident; reports processes for common problems, failures, and user errors

Training & Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Surgical Technology

For consideration apply now and email a copy of your resume to the recruiter listed below.

Aaron Rodriguez Healthcare Recruiter
arod@mleehealthcare.com

Posted Posted 13 Hours ago