Lead Surgical Tech - Operating Room - OR

SCL Health
Billings, MT
Post Date:
November 10, 2019
Job Status:
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Lead Surgical Technologist.
You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.
Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater.
Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
St. Vincent Healthcare is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 286-bed level II trauma center has provided care in Montana and the surrounding area since 1898. We are passionate about patient care and quality outcomes.  We have 14 operating rooms with a hybrid room.  Our cases include:
  • General surgery
  • Pediatric surgery and procedures
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Urology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Orthopedics and joint surgery
  • Neuro and deep brain stimulation surgery
  • Open heart, cardiovascular and TAVR surgery
  • DaVinci robotics for urology, gynecology, and general surgery
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.
Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five.
Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn. Instead of placing blame well learn and grow together.
Up to $20,000 in hiring incentives to include relocation, sign-on and student loan forgiveness.
Your day
As a Lead Surgical Tech  Surgical Technologist you know that every day is different, which is why you need to know how to:
  • Provide leadership, technical expertise and functional direction to other specialty team members to achieve optimal patient outcomes, physician satisfaction and judicious use of resources
  • Serve as a resource to others in specialty areas
  • Collaborate with OR Techs from other rooms and CP Techs to manage instrument conflict and coordinate instrument turnovers
  • Access locked med rooms for purpose of restocking and other clerical functions
  • Foster quality of care with the best interest and well-being of patients in mind
  • Assist in the maintenance of the sterile field by applying principles of aseptic techniques and informing the surgeon - surgical team of infractions
  • Assist with room cleaning and turnovers
  • Respond to and communicate professionally with peers and providers as you perform your work.
  • Comply with procedural and documentation guidelines
  • Continually expand your knowledge
  • Help improve our facility and safety guidelines
  • Communicate compassionately and effectively
Your experience
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
  • Successful completion of an accredited Operating Room Surgical Tech Program Required.
  • High school or GED
  • Current BLS certification
  • CST required
  • Ability to complete call and weekend shift requirements as needed, as well as providing for emergency staffing according to policy
  • At least two (2) years of OR Surgical Tech experience
Your next move
Now that you know more about being a Lead Surgical Tech on our team we hope youll join us. At St. Vincent Healthcare youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.


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