St. Mary's Medical Center is seeking a Full Time Surgical Tech to join our Operating Room team!
St. Mary's Medical Center is equipped with 12 O.R. suites. We are a level 2 facility that operates as a Level 1 due to our location. The Operating Room is staffed with a scrub tech and Registered Nurse 24/7. The O.R. team has a close working relationship with surgeons and anesthesiologists.
Our service line includes:
CV Program, General, Gynecology, ENT, Orthopedics, Neuro, Ortho Spine, Urology, Plastics, Dental, Trauma, Procurements and Pediatrics.
Why work in our Operating Room?
We have a new OR department within the last four years with Styker video, Berchoid Booms and Spot lights, Davinci Robots, Medtronic Stealth and O-Arm.
Care Site Description
St. Mary's Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health â?? and hope â?? to our patients.
Fast Facts about St. Mary's and Grand Junction
Grand Junction , Colo. (estab. 1896) Population: 146,000
Awe-inspring natural beauty and the dramatic red rock landscape of the Colorado National Monument
300+ days of sunshine
Exhilarating outdoor adventures including hiking, camping, biking or skiing on the Grand Mesa
Incredible whitewater rafting on the Colorado River
Hundreds of miles of world-class mountain biking trails
A charming downtown full of great shops, restaurants, art galleries, and more
The heart of Colorado's wine country
Close to world-famous destinations such as Moab, Utah, Telluride, Aspen, and Glenwood Springs
Regional Medical Center serving western Colo. & eastern Utah
This position assists the surgical team by acting as the primary scrub person who handles the instruments, supplies and equipment during surgical procedures. Maintains constant vigilance for the maintenance of the sterile field.
Checks supplies/instrumentation and equipment needed for surgical procedures and ensures they are working properly.
Opens sterile supplies and sets up the table for each surgical procedure.
Provides a sterile field for surgical procedures. Ensures that the members of the surgical team are properly attired and assists the surgeon with draping the patient to isolate the operative site.
Assists in the maintenance of the sterile field by applying principles of aseptic techniques and informing the surgeon/surgical team of infractions.
Passes instruments and supplies to the surgeon.
Counts sponges and sharps with the RN prior to the surgery and before the incision is closed.
Cleans and prepares the instruments for sterilization.
Assists in the maintenance of specialty surgical services.
Prepares the sterile dressing for the patientâ??s incision.
High School diploma or equivalent, required
Successful completion of an accredited Operating Room/Surgical Tech program, required
Current certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist, required
Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtain certification within one month of employment, required
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.