Under direct supervision, the Surgery Technician is responsible for assisting with the preparation of the operating room and instruments for assigned surgical cases. He/she anticipates the needs of the doctor before and during the procedure, assists in the clean up of the room and instruments after the procedure, takes Surgery call. The tech must attend all required in-services, no less than 6 staff meetings per year, and must maintain current CPR certification. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Core competencies: Age Specific, Compliance and computerized annual required education (HealthStream); additional competencies as defined by Department Director.
Education: High school graduate or G.E.D. preferred. Registration as Surgical Assistant or Surgical Technologist with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies pursuant to C.R.S. 12-43.2-101 required prior to working. CPR required by completion of the unit-specific orientation and before working independently.
Experience: 1 year of scrubbing experience preferred.
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.