Providence Health & Services Certified Surgical Technologist - Operating Room in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Certified Surgical Technologist to the Operating Room ( On Call, 0.0 FTE) at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in Kodiak Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

For more information please contact Matthew.Richardson@providence.org .

In this position you will:

  • Perform decontamination of equipment, instruments and completes sterilization process.

  • Maintain a positive and professional image when interacting with patients, their families, physicians, employees and general public.

  • Anticipate the needs of the surgeon, as well as emergency and unusual circumstances, acts accordingly to expedite the surgery, and initiates corrective actions.

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

  • Appropriately identify and safely transport patients to and from the Operating Room according to procedure.

  • Set up surgical equipment.

  • Pick up and receive soiled equipment.

  • Steam autoclaves and aerators.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Graduation from a Surgical Technology Program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAAHEP) or other program accredited by the Liaison Council on Certification for the Surgical Technologist or completion of a Surgical Technician Military Training program

  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of hire

  • Operating Room experience for candidates who have graduated from an accredited Surgical Technology Program or have completed other accredited programs by the Liaison Council on Certification for the Surgical Technologist or completion of a Surgical Technician Military Training program

  • Candidates with equivalent other or at least 6 months of on the job clinical training must have 1 year operating room experience scrubbing on surgical procedures

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification in Sterile Processing

About Kodiak Island Medical Center

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, one OB triage room, and two ICU beds. In addition, the Elder House, PKIMC’s long term care facility, has 22 beds.

PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy and is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.

For more information regarding Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, please click on the following link: http://providence-kodiakhealthcare.jobs/

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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Surgical Techs

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 218731