• Surgical Tech I

    Job ID 2019-33070
    Area of Interest
    Patient Care - Non Nursing
    Location Name
    Bellevue
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    0.9 FTE (72 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Bellevue Surgery Center
    Shift
    Day/Evening Shift
  • About Us

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

     

    Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

     

    In 2019, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

     

    As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.

    Overview

    The Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center is an award winning facility.  The Surgery Center is internationally recognized for its innovative design and workflow.  Visited by at least 3 different hospitals monthly, we are proud to share our LEAN methodologies and unique workflow. We opened a 3rd OR suite 2015 and have plans for a 4th OR suite in 2020.

     

    This is a full time Surgical Tech I position.

     

    Surgical Technologists are allied health professionals, who are an integral part of the team providing surgical care to patients in the operating room (OR). Surgical technologists perform job duties that facilitate the safe, effective, and efficient care of surgical procedures. Surgical technologists assist in ensuring that the OR environment is safe, equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.

    The Surgical Technologist possess expertise in the theory and application of sterile technique combined with knowledge of human anatomy, anesthetic types and procedures, surgical procedures, instrumentation, and technology to assist both the surgeon and anesthesiologist during operative procedures requiring general and regional anesthesia. The Surgical Technologist demonstrates knowledge and expertise in general and regional anesthesia. Duties may also include functioning as a unit support technician and in the OR core.

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Graduation from a Surgical Technologist Program OR applicable military surgical technologist course of study.
    - Minimum three years of current Surgical Technologist experience.

    Required Credentials:
    - Current Washington state registration as a Surgical Technologist.
    - BLS for Healthcare Providers.

    Preferred:
    - National certification as surgical technologist.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

     

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

     

    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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