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Surgical Tech - Operating Room - OR

Company:
SCL Health
Location:
Denver, CO
Post Date:
September 07, 2019
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:

You.

 

You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) in the Operating Room.

 

You know how to stay organized and move fast. You respond calmly in high pressure situations.

 

Youre generous with your thoughts, your partnership and especially your voice in the OR because your opinion matters.

 

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.

 

Us.

 

Our absolutely state-of-the-art OR boasts 21 surgical suites, with 2 designated for CV cases and 2 designated as hybrid rooms.  Our Main OR specialties include:  Bariatric, Robotics, General Surgery, Ortho, Neuro, OB-GYN and CV, including open heart cases.

 

We are proud to be an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Primary Stroke Center, and a private teaching hospital.

 

Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence  Magnet designation  by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.

 

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.

 

We.

 

Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy 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.

 

Your day.

 

As a CST, you need to know how to:

 

  • Assist in nursing care and preparation of surgical patients. Assemble, organize and complete case carts according to doctors preference lists.
  • Provide appropriate instrumentation, suture and all supplies as requested and provide and maintain a sterile environment. May assist surgeon by passing instruments to surgeon during cases.
  • Count sponges, needles, blades and instruments using proper technique and established policy.
  • Assist in maintenance and care of specimens and prepare for laboratory analysis. Handle specimens, implants, dressings, soiled instruments, contaminated materials and sharps in accordance with established policy and recommended standards of practice.
  • Assist with timely turnover of rooms, including clean up, replacement and restocking of supplies and equipment. Care for instruments and equipment.

 

Your experience.

 

We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required
  • Graduate of a formal, accredited Surgical Technologist program, required
  • Current NCCT Surgical Technologist certification (TS-C) or NBSTSA certification, required
  • Current BLS certification, required
  • At least one (1) year of OR scrubbing experience, preferred
  • At least one (1) year of clinical experience in an accredited hospital, preferred

 

Your next move.

 

Now that you know more about being a CST on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health 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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