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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransSurgical Tech Resource
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 includes a $4.75/hr. specialty differential on top of your base rate.

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: 2325 S Downing St Denver, Colorado 80210

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. Coordinates functions and activities for all surgical specialties; maintains appropriate supplies, instruments, vendor needs, and physician preferences. Covers specialty service in absence of RN specialty leader. Assists in orienting new hires and training staff for the surgical specialties, i.e., procedures, equipment, new technology and changes in clinical practice. Participates in strategic planning and related implementation activities.

The value you'll bring to the team:

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

  • Effectively communicates with surgeon and nursing staff. Rounds frequently in the department to ensure and facilitate quality delivery of surgical care.

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

  • Ensures compliance by monitoring and coaching staff concerning CMS, Joint Commission, AORN, AST and AAMI standards. Participates in quality improvement, evidence-based practice, and research activities.

  • Participates in professional and program development by attending department in-services, meetings and by sharing professional expertise to enhance quality of patient care and staff development. Seeks specialty service-learning opportunities and growth for advancement.

  • 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 diploma or GED.

  • Completion of an approved Surgical Technician program.

  • 2 years of surgical tech experience.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • BLS from American Heart Association

  • 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 Colorado license, certification, or registration does not need to register as a 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:

  • 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: 23026433

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: $26.37 - $45.89

  • Location: Denver, CO

  • Job ID: 23026433

  • Job Family: Surgery

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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