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Surgical Technologist - Ambulatory Surgery Center

Company: The Vancouver Clinic
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Facilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment. Ensures that instruments and supplies are clean, sterilized, and available as needed. Provides hands on assisting with scrub role. Maintains the sterile field, anticipates, and responds to the needs of the surgical team.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES:Function as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures by assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure.Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure.Performing accounting procedures in concert with the RN circulator.Assisting with placement of sterile drapes.Providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure andmaintaining an organized sterile field.Ensuring sterility of the field and taking corrective actions as needed and preparing sterile dressings.Clean and prepare surgical instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas.Assist with post procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients.Participate in ongoing educational and competency verification activities applicable to scrub person activities.Maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health informationSKILLS AND ABILITIES:Ability to interact effectively with patients and providers in high-pressure situations while maintaining tact and diplomacy.Ability to provide technical assistance during procedures.Ability to work independently while functioning as a team member.Ability to organize and prioritize workflow independently.Ability to appropriately act in urgent and emergency situations.Excellent written and oral communication skills.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Graduate from an accredited surgical technology program.WA State Surgical Technologist Registration required.Certified surgical technologist (CST) preferred.Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.One year perioperative services experience preferred.The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work required in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive description of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of those assigned to this job.We offer a competitive Total Rewards Program which includes insurance programs covering medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, generous time off, holidays, education reimbursement, and a 401(k) plan. Eligibility for benefits is dependent on factors such as position type and FTE. Contact your recruiter for more information.Vancouver Clinic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Vancouver Clinic does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.Documented vaccination, immunity, or written declination of vaccine for certain preventable contagious diseases, including COVID-19, is a requirement of employment at Vancouver Clinic. Vancouver Clinic is an alcohol and drug-free workplace. Offers are contingent on successful completion of drug screen, background screen, and immunization requirements.

Keywords: The Vancouver Clinic, Vancouver , Surgical Technologist - Ambulatory Surgery Center, Healthcare , Vancouver, Washington

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