Bountiful, Utah

Description

Introduction

Do you have the career opportunities as a Surgical Tech you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Mountain West Surgery Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Mountain West Surgery Center, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Surgical Tech where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, the OR Techniciancontributes to the company by assisting with the provision of safe and effective nursing care in accordance with a defined scope of practice. Duties may include: direct patient care and observation; scrubbing and assisting surgeon at the operative field; surgical room turnover between cases, collection and recording of pertinent clinical data in the medical record; and consistent collaboration with the Registered Nurse in clinical decision making. Nursing care meets the standards of the regulatory guidelines, policies and procedures of the Center, and is appropriate to the Center’s patient population.

OPERATIONAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Demonstrates necessary practical, technical, or specialized skills required for the role of the surgical technician in accordance with AST (Association of Surgical Technologist).
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of surgical procedures to enable proper performance of scrub duties and to anticipate the needs of the surgeon.
  • Assists in preparing the operative suite for surgery by checking and gathering supplies, equipment, and instruments.
  • Ensures availability of adequate supplies, equipment,and instruments for scheduled cases and assists in opening cases in a sterile manner.
  • Utilizes physician preference cards to set up each case; updates cards when indicated, and routing updated cards in the approved manner.
  • Ensures that instruments are working properly before and after each case.
  • Assists with patient positioning, skin preparation, and surgical draping according to surgeon’s protocol.
  • Assists the surgeon during a surgical procedure with a high degree of efficiency, anticipating surgeon’s and patient needs during the case.
  • Assists with application of dressing splints and casts.
  • Conscientiously observes and reports any breaks in sterile technique to attending surgeon and RN circulator.
  • Ensures that surgical asepsis is maintained in the handling of instruments, sponges, sutures, drains, needles, and dressings.
  • Ensures accurate sponge, needle, and instrument counts are completed when indicated and prior to patient leaving the OR.
  • Remove drapes at the completion of procedure and assist with preparing patient for transfer to the PACU staff to ensure continuity of care.
  • Facilitates effective and efficient transition between surgical procedures.
  • Assists in the turnover of the O.R. suites between cases, disposing of trash and linens, and cleaning of equipment and environmental surfaces, as required.
  • Utilizes preference cards and updates them, as necessary.
  • Utilizes appropriate body mechanics in moving patients, stretchers, and OR tables and other equipment to prevent injury to patient and self.
  • Participates in detailed time out process and ensures it is done according to policy.
  • Assists in the maintenance and care of specimens. Identifies specimen with surgeon and passes specimen to the circulating RN. Verifies correcting labeling
  • Recognizes emergency situations and responds effectively.
  • Assists circulating nurse during local procedures as assigned.
  • Remains aware of safety precautions required to minimize the possibility of patient injuries
  • Handles instruments and supplies during and after procedure to minimize injury to self and others.
  • Demonstrates knowledge related to maintenance, cleanliness, and sterilization of instruments and equipment. Maintains a sanitary environment for the provision of patient care.
  • Appropriately handles the disposal of biohazardous materials.
  • Restocks area daily, using appropriate par levels and daily stock sheets.
  • Checks for outdated sterile supplies and instruments and assists with reprocessing as needed.
  • Prepares procedure room for use the following day by bringing in equipment, setting up, "pulling cases" accurately, and reporting to supervisor items that are needed and not available.
  • Spends appropriate time and energy on tasks and assignments based on the policies that are supportive of the Center’s goals and objectives.
  • Functions independently according to job responsibilities and within scope of practice utilizing current standards of care.
  • Takes personal initiative to maintain current BCLS.
  • Uses facility resources appropriately and avoids wasteful practices.
  • Attends all mandatory in-services, staff meetings, and participates in emergency drills.
  • Participates in the orientation of new employees.
  • Completes annual competency and other required education as assigned.
  • Maintains confidentiality of records and patient information at all times.


What qualifications you will need:

  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program (preferred).
  • One year experience in an operating room setting (preferably in an ambulatory surgery center).
  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technology program as required per facility practice and state regulatory requirement; otherwise preferred.
  • Valid BCLS Certification upon employment***online certification not acceptable.

Mountain West Surgical Centerlocated in beautiful Bountiful, Utah. We are a Joint Commissioned accredited center. The center performs over 350 procedures a month. Services provided in general surgery, ENT, gynecology, hand surgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pediatric dental, plastics podiatry and urology. As a member of the HCA Healthcare Ambulatory Surgery Division, we follow our mission. Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. 

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.


"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Surgical Tech opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Bountiful, Utah

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