Providence Health & Services Surgical Technician II (Temporary) in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Surgical Technician II (Operating Room, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE - Temporary) to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in Kodiak, Alaska.

The Surgical Technician II provides support by anticipating the needs of the Surgeon and other surgical personnel by performing tasks that assist in the care and treatment of patients during the surgical process while maintaining a sterile work environment at all times.

In this position you will:

  • Perform decontamination of equipment, instruments and completes sterilization process.

  • Maintain a positive and professional image when interacting with patients, their families, physicians, employees and general public.

  • Anticipate the needs of the surgeon, as well as emergency and unusual circumstances, acts accordingly to expedite the surgery, and initiates corrective actions.

  • Provide for the comfort and safety of the patient during the operation.

  • Appropriately identify and safely transport patients to and from the Operating Room according to procedure.

  • Set up surgical equipment.

  • Pick up and receive soiled equipment.

  • Steam autoclaves and aerators.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Graduation from a Surgical Technology Program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAAHEP) or other program accredited by the Liaison Council on Certification for the Surgical Technologist or completion of a Surgical Technician Military Training program

  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of hire

  • Operating Room experience for candidates who have graduated from an accredited Surgical Technology Program or have completed other accredited programs by the Liaison Council on Certification for the Surgical Technologist or completion of a Surgical Technician Military Training program

  • Candidates with equivalent other or at least 6 months of on the job clinical training must have minimum one year operating room experience scrubbing on surgical procedures

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification in Sterile Processing

About Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors to Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute beds including 4 birthing suites and 2 ICU beds. Rated #1 in the Providence System for patient satisfaction, we work closely with the interdisciplinary team to assure quality treatment and outcomes for our patients. In addition, our Elder House has 19 long term care beds. With emphasis on evidence based practice our staff strives to create a quality health care experience for each patient- one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork. We proudly support the educational development of staff and provide onsite career development for staff members.

For more information on the ministry you will serve, please click on the following link: http://providence-kodiakhealthcare.jobs/

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Surgical Techs

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 154959