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Surgical Tech, CST,

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SCL Health System
St. Mary's Hospital & Regional Medical Center is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization. Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health - and hope - to our patients.
We are seeking Surgical Techs. Using the most advanced techniques and up-to-date technology, St. Mary's Hospital provides a full range of inpatient and outpatient surgical services. St. Mary's Level II Trauma Center provides access to most surgical specialties 24 hours a day.
Learn more at http://www.stmarygj.org/services-and-departments/surgical-services/
Qualified candidates are encouraged to Apply Now for immediate consideration.
https://sclhs.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=14003031
Description
This position assists the surgical team by acting as the primary scrub person who handles the instruments, supplies and equipment during surgical procedures. Maintains constant vigilance for the maintenance of the sterile field.
Checks supplies/instrumentation and equipment needed for surgical procedures and ensures they are working properly.
Opens sterile supplies and sets up the table for each surgical procedure.
Provides a sterile field for surgical procedures. Ensures that the members of the surgical team are properly attired and assists the surgeon with draping the patient to isolate the operative site.
Assists in the maintenance of the sterile field by applying principles of aseptic techniques and informing the surgeon/surgical team of infractions.
Passes instruments and supplies to the surgeon.
Counts sponges and sharps with the RN prior to the surgery and before the incision is closed.
Cleans and prepares the instruments for sterilization.
Assists in the maintenance of specialty surgical services.
Prepares the sterile dressing for the patient's incision.
Qualifications
High School diploma or equivalent, required
Successful completion of an accredited Operating Room/Surgical Tech program, required
Current certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist, required
Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtain certification within one month of employment, required
Two years of surgical tech experience, preferred
A not-for-profit organization, St. Mary's Hospital was founded in 1896 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. Today, St. Mary's Hospital is the largest medical center between Denver and Salt Lake City, and boasts over 350 beds, approximately 2,000 staff and 300 active physicians.
St. Mary's Hospital & Regional Medical Center is located in Grand Junction Colorado, a community that is welcoming and entrepreneurial. Grand Junction is a hub for education, retail, healthcare and energy development. The area boasts many outdoor recreational opportunities and a vibrant downtown with many entertainment options.
To learn more about St. Mary's Hospital & Regional Medical Center, please visit www.stmarygj.org

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