Surgery Aide

SCL Health
Grand Junction, CO
Post Date:
January 17, 2022
Job Status:






You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Surgery Aide 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.








St. Marys Medical Center is home to twelve state-of-the-art surgical suites, and two DaVinci Robots, with a Cardiovascular Hybrid OR in the construction phases. We are a Level II Trauma Center which functions more like a Level I, because we are the largest most specialized hospital between Denver and Salt Lake City.  Our service lines include:  Bariatrics, Robotics, General Surgery, Orthopedics including Ortho-Trauma and Ortho-Spine, Neuro-surgery, OB-GYN, Cardiovascular and Thoracic (including open heart), ENT, Plastics, Pediatrics, and Urology. We pride ourselves in providing the finest, most advanced, personalized patient care in Western Colorado.




St. Marys Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.




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.




Your day.




As a Surgery Aide you need to know how to:



  • Facilitate smooth flow of the surgery schedule.
  • Transport and prepare patients for surgery using safe patient handling techniques.
  • Prepare and obtain patient beds, change bed linens, run errands, answer telephones and respond quickly to pages and/or Vocera requests.
  • Accurately anticipate and facilitate room set up for all procedures; providing all necessary equipment.
  • Maintain continuous knowledge of surgery schedule and is present to assist with turning over of surgical suites.
  • Follow proper procedure when picking up blood and blood products and delivering specimens to the lab.
  • Order and stock supplies to maintain adequate par levels.
  • Maintain awareness of supply, linen, fluid and blanket warmer par levels and restock as necessary.
  • Participate in ordering and putting away of supplies e.g. dietary, storeroom and special order items.
  • Judiciously use supplies.
  • Assist in maintaining a safe and efficient environment.
  • Verify and log warmer temperatures.
  • Verify eyewash stations. Maintain utility and equipment rooms.
  • Assure equipment is readily available and in good working order for emergent cases e.g. fracture table.
  • Assist in maintaining an orderly surgical suite by putting away used and unused supplies and equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Your experience.




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



  • High School diploma or equivalent, required
  • Minimum of three (3) months of related experience, required



Your next move.




Now that you know more about being a Surgery Aide 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.




Join our highly skilled team and call one of Colorados best kept secrets your home. Enjoy diverse year round recreation including skiing, rafting the CO River, hunting, fishing the 400 lakes on beautiful Grand Mesa, mountain biking, golf, and hiking. Embrace the awe inspiring landscapes of the Colorado National Monument and enjoy the bountiful gifts of Colorados wine country. Advance your career with us at St. Marys and discover the magic that is Western Colorado.




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