PeaceHealth is seeking candidates for a Per Diem OB Surgical Tech position for our Labor & Delivery department at St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Washington. In this role will work 12 hour variable shifts, and will receive an additional 15% pay in lieu of benefits.
Requires either a WA State Surgical Tech Registration or LPN license and healthcare provider BLS card. Completion of an accredited Surgical Technology Program and experience with obstetrical and gynecologic surgeries are preferred.
Req ID: 158683
This position is responsible for assisting the Surgical team during operative procedures by performing a variety of technical duties to primarily assist in responsibility for the preparation and maintenance of the surgical sterile field for the obstetrical operative patient and/or her infant.
1. Arrange and inventories sterile set-up for operation and passes items as needed to the surgical team.
2. Understand and apply the principles of asepsis. Establish and maintain sterile field and assure team maintains sterile environment.
3. Assist in preparation and moving of patients.
4. Cleans, disinfects, and sterilizes instrumentation. Assists with clean-up and room turnover.
5. Access computer information as needed, such as preference lists and digital images.
6. Maintain unit supplies by requisitioning and receiving supplies then stocking patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs. Inventory control.
7. Participates in all safety initiatives. Adheres to programs such as SCIP and SCOAP quality initiatives.
8. Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program or recognized course of training as a Surgical Technologist is preferred.
One year experience as a surgical technologist with obstetrical and gynecologic surgeries preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.
CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) preferred.
BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required upon hire.
Washington State Surgical Technologist Registration or LPN license required.
Well organized, detail oriented and self-motivated
Ability to coordinate activities and work collaboratively with others
Ability to execute detailed procedures with accuracy and precision
Basic computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications
Understanding of operating room protocols
ST JOSEPH PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
Work requires moderate physical exertion at least 66% of the time.
Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants extreme cold or heat sharp instruments or, dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
There may be more than one opening on this posting.
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Bellingham community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .
Location: Bellingham , St. Joseph Medical Center (216) Job Category: Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support Shift: Variable Shift Length: 12 Hours FTE: 0.0 Work Type: Per Diem/Relief Hourly compensation starts at: $ 21.37 , more depending on experience Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Surgical Technician - Washington
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Bellingham || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support ||Technician / Technologist || Per Diem/Relief || ROUTINE NURSING SVCS
Internal Number: 158683
PeaceHealth Physicians are as diverse as the communities they serve, but have the following in common:Dedication to carrying on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering and treating each person in a loving and caring way.A shared vision of every patient receiving exceptional, compassionate evidence-based care, every time, every touch.