Surgical Technologist-Inverness Ambulatory Surgery Center - Military veterans preferred

2021-02-23
UCHealth
Medical/Healthcare

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Englewood
Colorado
80110
United States

Summary:Facilitates the safe and efficient performance of surgical procedures.This position is for a full-time Surgical Technologist.The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 year of Surgical Technologist experience.Orthopedic surgery experience preferred. UCHealth Inverness Orthopedics and Spine Surgery Center, a fast-growing State of the Art facility in Englewood, CO is actively recruiting peri-operative professionals to join our extraordinary team.We have opportunities in all areas of peri-operative services, including pre-op/PACU and OR with openings in nursing, surgical technologists, sterile processing and support positions. We specialize in orthopedic and sports medicine and provide outpatient surgical services to weekend warriors, collegiate and professional athletes alike. This is an exceptional opportunity for peri-operative professionals with a passion for orthopedics and teamwork in a day surgery environment.We are committed to the safety of our patients and care team and have been designated a Covid safe facility, with increased Covid screening and restrictions for all who enter our facility. Work Schedule: Full Time DaysResponsibilities:Prepares surgical operating suite with drapes, solutions, instruments, equipment and supplies. Ensures good working order of equipment and instruments. Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients. Passes instruments to physician during surgery. Continually accounts for number and location of instruments and supplies during surgery. Receives and processes specimens for delivery to the laboratory. Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action. Requirements:High School diploma or GED. Surgical Technologist program.State Surgical Assistant or Surgical Technologist registration. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. Preferred: Certified as a Surgical Technologist (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Minimum Experience: None required.BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)This position's pay range starts at: $22.540000/hour.An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need. At UCHealth, we do things differently We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion. Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here. Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today! UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.AF123