City
Boise
State
ID
Min Salary
$47,000.00
Max Salary
$63,000.00
Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Surgical Technologist (ST) - Certified

We are looking to recruit a Surgical Tech (ST) Certified to join our client's team. This location has all the appeal of a small-town vibe and lower cost of living and has access to all the offerings of metropolitan activities.

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 innovation.
  • 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 requests 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 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
  • Current Surgical Technician Certification with the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) required. Individuals hired prior to August 1, 2007, and who graduated from a program that was not recognized by the NBSTSA at the time of their graduation are exempt from the certification requirement.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 months of previous surgery experience in at least two (2) specialty areas* PREFERRED

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package, PTO, and eligibility to participate in the group 401(k) plan (subject to applicable waiting periods).

For Consideration, Please E-Mail Your Resume To:

Aaron Rodriguez, Recruiter
Healthcare Specialty
McCall & Lee
Main 512 444 6400 x92 Texas Office 214 618 5007 (Direct Dial) Mobile 512 940 5645
ARod@MleeHealthcare.com www.MLee.com

Posted Posted 1 Week ago