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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransSurgical Tech Certified
Denver, CO

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • This role is Sign-On Bonus eligible!

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day

Location: AdventHealth Porter

The role you’ll contribute:

The Surgical Tech works under the supervision of the surgeon and RN. Assists surgical team during operative procedures by arranging and inventorying sterile set-up of instruments, equipment and supplies for surgical cases and passing items to surgeons and nurses as needed. Assists in preparing and moving patients and sterilizing and cleaning instruments, equipment, and rooms.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Provides supplies or equipment upon request for the surgeon, nurses and/or anesthesiologist.

  • Prepares solutions and medications used. Properly labels and reports amounts used for charting.

  • Holds retractors or instruments, sponges or suctions operative site, applies electrocautery to clamps on bleeders, cuts suture material, connects drains to suction apparatus and applies dressings to a wound.

  • Performs appropriate counts with circulator prior to the operation, before incision is closed and as needed.

  • Delivers surgical specimens/cultures from operative field to circulating nurse.

  • Reports any life safety issues, environmental concerns, or process deviation to immediate supervisor.

  • Maintains highest standard of sterile technique during procedure by checking package integrity, indicators and opening procedures.

  • Prepares and sterilizes supplies and equipment used in surgical procedures.

  • Reviews and replaces supplies in the surgical case following a procedure. Discards expired medications per protocol.

  • Assists with terminal cleaning of operating room. Puts equipment, supplies and instruments away as required. Assists in prepping room for the next patient.

  • Applies knowledge of the dress code related to Standard Precautions and consistently wears appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements.

  • Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, census and staffing through priority setting and flexibility.

  • Ability to provide on-call coverage outside of standard scheduled hours per department and/or facility policy.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :

Required:

  • High School GED or Diploma

  • Successful Course Completion: Approved Surgical Technician Program

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association

  • Basic Computer skills.

  • Current registration with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) as a surgical technologist for associates working in Colorado. A person performing Surgical Tech functions within the scope of another clinical Colorado license, certification, or registration does not need to register as a Surgical Tech.

  • Nationally Certified Surgical Tech: Certification in Surgical Technology from the National Board Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or Certification as a Tech in Surgery from the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).

Preferred:

  • One year of experience in a surgical setting.

  • Experience in a specialty field.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Surgery

Organization: AdventHealth Porter

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23038201

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AH Rocky Mountain

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $27.86 - $44.56

  • Location: Denver, CO

  • Job ID: 23038201

  • Job Family: Surgery

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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