Banner Health Surgical Technologist II-Intraoperative in Loveland, Colorado

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McKee Medical Center is looking for a full-time Surgical Technician to join a dynamic Peri-Operative Department team in Northern Colorado. This Surgical Technician is 40-hours per week working varied shifts to meet the needs of the department. The successful Surgical Technician candidate will have 2 or more years’ experience in the operating room. If you are interested in this position, please apply!!! Should you have any questions, please contact Debbie Hoekstra at Debbie.hoekstra@bannerhealth.com or at 970-810-6347.

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About McKee Medical Center

McKee Medical Center is a 132-bed, acute-care hospital in Loveland, Colo., a vibrant arts community located 40 minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park. Our hospital offers an array of inpatient and outpatient services including medical, obstetrical, pediatric, orthopedic, surgical, heart, cancer, and critical care. The McKee Cancer Center and McKee Breast Center are among Northern Colorado's leading cancer diagnosis and treatment facilities. McKee is also a Level III trauma center. We are the only hospital in the Rocky Mountain region to be designated an Epicenter for robotic-assisted gynecological surgery by Intuitive Surgical, the manufacturer of the daVinci surgical robot. Our physicians, nurses and other health care professionals can train on state-of-the-art computerized patient simulation mannequins in our simulation center. McKee is accredited by The Joint Commission.

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Job Summary

This position selects and places surgical instruments, supplies and equipment during surgery. Scrubs and provides instruments, sutures, and other sterile supplies during surgical procedure. Participants in the training and orientation of surgical technology staff and students, as assigned. Is proficient to scrub on a minimum of 2 surgical specialties.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares for surgical procedures. Pulls appropriate instruments and supplies and ensures good working order of instruments. Reviews case carts for correct instruments and supplies. Troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment and makes minor adjustments or calls biomedical equipment staff. Checks schedule and plans ahead for upcoming surgical case needs.

  • Anticipates the surgeon's needs. Passes instruments, retracts tissue and operates equipment during surgery. Maintains competency to scrub in a minimum of 2 surgical specialties.

  • Demonstrates the principles of aseptic technique and universal precautions throughout the procedure. Disposes of sharps and trash and places used supplies into case cart for processing. Participates in counting sharps, instruments and sponges. Prepares instruments for cleaning following each case.

  • Ensures that all surgeon preference cards and pick lists are accurate.

  • Assists with OR turnover between cases. Participates in stocking, replenishing supplies and cleaning operating rooms.

  • Participants in or leads the training and orientation of surgical technology staff and students, as assigned.

  • May provide business support to the department including administravie tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and current basic life support certification, also required is current certification as a surgical technologist.

Where applicable must be registered with State Regulatory Agency

This position requires skills and abilities typically attained with 2 or more years of operating room experience and must be able to scrub proficiently on a minimum of 2 surgical specialties. The position requires manual dexterity and the ability to maintain professional decorum in highly stressful emergent situations. The position requires the ability to be conscientious, organized, and orderly and the ability to respond quickly to the needs of the surgeon and patient. Must stay abreast of new developments in the field.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited school of surgical technology is highly preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Job Number 224273

Facility McKee Medical Center

Department McKee Medical Center - Surg-Hosp

Street Address 2000 Boise Avenue

City & State US-CO-Loveland

Shift Varied

Position Type FT: Full-Time

Posting Category Surgery Services