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Surgical Technologist

Centura Health

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Lakewood, Colorado
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Centura Health
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Welcome to Centura Health:Welcome to the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health. *Qualified external applicants with at least six months of direct experience eligible for up to a $20,000 sign-on bonus! The bonus will be taxed per IRS regulations. Additional relocation bonus may apply based on geographical location.  Must be hired into a full-time or part-time position; PRN positions are not eligible. Some exclusions may apply.* Schedule: Full Time- 36hrs/week-630a-7p Schedule is made every 6 weeks by the manager *No surgeries on holidays or weekends.Like a Surgery center. No weekends no nights. No Call!!* No Call!! 'Late Stay' is required and scheduled in advance -Sign up for first second or 3rd room late stay. Min 10 late stays in 6 weeks.Flourishing Begins Here:You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills - but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.  The Surgical Tech/Scrub Tech works under the supervision of the surgeon and RN. Assists surgical team during operative procedures by arranging and inventorying sterile set-up of instruments, equipment and supplies for surgical cases and passing items to surgeons and nurses as needed. Assists in preparing and moving patients and sterilizing and cleaning instruments, equipment and rooms. Day to Day duties: Scrub on all cases. Primarily, Mainly Ortho, Total joint replacements (Hips, Shoulder, Knees Ankles etc.), Ortho Spine and Sports Medicine. Giving breaks and/or providing additional supplies and sterile instruments as needed during operations. Assisting with Room turnover and restocking for next day's cases. Maintaining sterile field during procedures. Handing instruments to surgeons, anticipating surgeon's needs. Maintaining and updating preference cards.OR Suites-8 OR Suites, 11 Pre-Op Beds, 10 PACU Bays, 48 Inpatient BedsApprox.200-250+ cases per monthWhat You Bring/Job Requirements:In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following: * Basic Computer skills required.* One year of experience in a surgical setting preferred.* *Previous Operating Room (OR) experience preferred ** *Previous OR experience with Ortho/ Sports Medicine cases highly preferred ** Experience in a specialty field preferred.* HS Diploma/GED required* Completion of an approved Surgical Technician program required* BLS from the American Heart Association required* Current registration with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) as a surgical technologist for associates working in Colorado. * A person performing Surgical Tech functions within the scope of another Colorado license, certification, or registration does not need to register as a Surgical Tech required* Certification in Surgical Technology from the National Board Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or Certification as a Tech in Surgery (CST) from the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) preferredPhysical Requirements-Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)Your Connected Community:When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health's connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality. OrthoColorado Hospital is Colorado's only orthopedic specialty hospital and is designed specifically for the orthopedic patient. With such a specialized facility and team of experts - we have the utmost in experience and understanding of the needs of orthopedic patients - meaning better outcomes, increased patient satisfaction and a reduced risk of infection or complications. Located on the St. Anthony Medical Campus, OrthoColorado Hospital is a joint venture between physician investors and Centura Health. Our state-of-the-art facility features a 48-bed inpatient unit, including six intermediate care beds and eight operating rooms. All members of our staff and team, from pre-operative care through recovery, and our in-patient nurses are specialty trained in orthopedics. Our surgeons are renowned for their talent, knowledge and experience in their orthopedic specialties and sub-specialties. Having a team with a focused background and years of experience allow our staff to provide an unprecedented level of care, resulting in the best outcomes and experience for our patients.  The Surgery department at OrthoColorado Hospital has 11 pre-op beds, eight OR suites, ten PACU bays, 48 inpatient beds and specializes in orthopedic surgery. Our patient mix is spine, orthopedic including total hips, knees, shoulders and ankles, sports med, foot and ankle, hand and wrist. OrthoColorado Hospital provides advanced orthopedic and spine care with an unsurpassed level of service to help patients achieve the best quality of life. Our team of physicians and nurses work collaboratively to support the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people in our communities. OrthoColorado has a great culture, and our caregivers enjoy the small size hospital feel. We only do elective cases which means we just operate Monday through Friday, are closed on weekends and major holidays, and do not have on call. We look for team members that have enthusiasm, punctuality, a positive attitude, and are team players. "The right candidate for us will be motivated, Hardworking, and passionate about the OR. We're a tight knot team with only 1 RN and 1 Tech per room so team players are a must. We're a fast paced department with 15 min room turnovers so everyone is expected to jump in and help. It's "All Hands-on Deck" with Ortho CO. We're Part physician owned, amazing relationship with surgeons. Teamwork is rated high with this team. Surgeons help in rooms. Great collaboration. Must be punctual and comfortable on a busy unit.  Fast paced, staff lean, looking for team players. In this role you'll be expected to Circulate and/or scrub on, mainly Ortho, Totals, Spine, and sports medicine procedures". Hiring Manager- Nicole D.Pay Range:$25.00 - $40.64 / hourCaring for Your Whole Well Being:At Centura, we offer incredible benefits that impact mind, body, and spirit to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and include three Health Insurance Plan Options, Dental, Vision, 401K with matching, medical FSA, Daycare FSA with company matching, and so much more! You can find a comprehensive list of our benefits [HERE.](

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As the largest health care system in Colorado and western Kansas, working at Centura Health is more than a job. You and your colleagues will be connected in service and spirit, delivering on a promise to provide high-quality health care that is accessible, enabling and dedicated to healing the whole person. •With 17 hospitals and 250+ provider locations spanning Colorado and western Kansas, Centura Health is the largest health care system in the area. We are powered by incredible 6,000+ physicians and 21,000 best hearts & minds in health care on a mission to build flourishing communities & whole person care.