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Lead Certified Surgical Tech

St. Luke's Health System

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Boise, Idaho
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St. Luke's Health System
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Job Description

St. Luke's Health System in Boise, ID is seeking a Full-time Lead Certified Surgical Tech to join our Surgical Services team.

*Sign-On Bonus being offered for position *

Schedule: Full time Day Shift - with some call.


  • Medical/Dental/Vision - Start the 1st of the month following your start date
  • Retirement plans (403b) - No vesting period!
  • Paid time off (Vacation, holidays and short term disability)
  • Long term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Air St. Luke's
  • Healthy U wellness plan
  • Tuition/Certification Reimbursement & Scholarships
  • Adoption Reimbursement
  • and many more....

Position Summary

The Certified Surgical Technologist is responsible for identifying and securing instrumentation and equipment needed for invasive procedures and demonstrating proficient use and implementation of the same.

Unit Summary

The Boise Operating room serves all specialties outside CVOR and L&D. We are the largest OR in the system and support the highest acuity patient population in Pediatric Trauma, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Robotics, ENT, OMF, Plastics, Urology, Bariatrics and General surgery. We have a fast-paced environment that encourages teamwork and fosters ongoing growth. Our facility is co-located with both the regions Children's Hospital and the Cancer Institute.

The Boise OR has 4 Specialty Service Line Teams:

General/Pediatric (Trauma); St. Luke's is the pediatric trauma center for the state of Idaho

Robotics/Oscopy: Three robots making St. Luke's one of the largest robotic programs in the Northwest

Orthopedics: Specializing in robotic joint surgery, pediatric orthopedic procedures, sports medicine, and orthopedic trauma

Neurology : Neurosurgery with BrainLab and Stealth technologies, craniotomies, subdural hematomas, aneurysms, and fusions of the cervical and lumbar spine

  • Performs pre-operative procedures such as selection and placement of surgical instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  • Assists surgeon and designated assistants in invasive procedures, passing instruments and supplies and anticipating the needs of the surgical team.
  • May be responsible for ensuring patient care needs are met through effective management of staffing resources and operations.
  • During the surgical procedure provides instruments, sutures, and other sterile supplies.
  • Helps prepares, cares for, and disposes of specimens taken for laboratory analysis and helps apply dressings.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge and practice in the primary scrub role in advanced surgical procedures.
  • Apply knowledge related to emergency situations and surgical procedures in the operating room.
  • Assists in performing perioperative tasks & assistance.
  • Responsible for training or assignment of training.
  • As part management team assists or may be responsible for scheduling, communication, and clinical decision making. Works with staff to promote resolution of conflicts and counsels staff when clinical practice standards are not met.
  • May perform or coordinate the primary preceptor role in the training of students and peers.
  • Flexible and knowledgeable to work outside their area of expertise.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Education: Certificate or Degree from a Surgical Technology Program
  • Experience: 3 years of experience.
  • Licenses/Certifications: Certified as a Surgical Technologist (CST) by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) OR Tech in Surgery - Certified (CST-NCCT) by National Center Competency Testing (NCCT)
Why St. Luke's

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke's Health System. We are the state's largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We're proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.

About Boise, Idaho

Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city--both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise. The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.

Learn more about what the City of Trees has to offer you:

St. Luke's Health System | Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau | Boise Parks and Recreation | Boise Museum Association | Boise Music Festival | Boise Philharmonic | Downtown Boise Restaurants | Boise Valley Economic Partnership | Hyde Park events | Treefort Music Festival | First Thursdays | Alive After Five | Capitol City Public Market | Runs and Triathlons | Shakespeare Festival | Sawtooth National Forest | Visit

*St. Luke's is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.