Providence Health & Services Surgical Technologist - Cardiothoracic Surgery in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Surgical Technologist to support Cardiothoracic Surgery at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

This posting is not a specific job vacancy. This posting serves to establish interested candidates for current or future Surgical Tech opportunities in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Providence Alaska Medical Center.

In this position, you will:

  • Work with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses, and other surgical personnel in delivering patient care during surgery.

  • Anticipate the needs of the surgeon, as well as emergency and unusual circumstances, act accordingly to expedite the surgery, and initiate corrective action.

  • Provide for the comfort and safety of the patient during the operation.

  • Demonstrate appropriate review of patient chart and intervene as necessary to assure chart is complete prior to surgery.

  • Set up surgical equipment.

  • Implement care/services that recognize age/diversity specific needs/issues of customers served.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • 6 months professional experience in an Operating Room in an acute care setting

  • Experience scrubbing on surgical procedures

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduation from a Surgical Technology Program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA)

  • Completion of a Surgical Technician Military Training program

  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

About the Operating Room

This is a great opportunity to be employed by the largest OR facility in Alaska, that has the latest technology including robotics and provides state of the art patient care. Currently we have 17 OR suites and we are expanding. With over 1,000 cases per month, all surgical procedures are performed here except for organ transplants.

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Surgical Techs

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 200362