At Asante, you are the difference. Your personal happiness and wellbeing are reflected in the personal attention and quality of care we deliver every day. Here, you’ll find an environment of mutual respect, camaraderie, learning and growth. A place where each voice is heard and sound ideas are acted upon. A community in every sense, we collaborate widely across the organization to do what’s best for our patients, united by a shared passion: to provide exceptional care that makes a positive impact on family, friends, neighbors and the community.
Asante’s culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence. All three Asante hospitals have earned five stars from CMS for overall quality – the top rating given. In fact, Asante accounts for three of the five Oregon hospitals to achieve this rare honor. You can see our many other quality awards and accolades at https://www.asante.org/about-us/awards-and-recognition/.
We are seeking an impressive Surgical Technologist to join our top healthcare system. At Asante, Surgical Technicians are a highly valued member of the patient care team in Surgery, working under the supervision of the Charge Nurse. As a surgical technologist at Asante, you will have the opportunity to join a team where camaraderie extends into personal life and where high performance is expected.
What You’ll Do
Become a critical member of the surgical team by functioning as a Surgical Technician in the Operating Room under the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) and Certified Surgical Technician (CST) guidelines
Anticipate the needs of the surgeon, pass appropriate instruments and assist in exposure of the surgical field
Select and prepare the appropriate supplies and equipment for surgical cases and operate all surgical equipment
Organize instrumentation and the sterile field
Perform all surgical counts consistently, including “safety count”
Who You Are
You have knowledge of procedure and technique in caring for patients, equipment and supplies
You can demonstrate aseptic technique, scrub, gown and glove counts; and other aspects of scrub role under the AORN and CST guidelines
You can task-switch rapidly without losing your efficiency or your focus
Your communication game is strong - you rarely feel misunderstood
What You Must Have
Must have one of the following:
Graduate of nationally accredited, approved by the OHA education program for surgical tech and holds a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTA), or
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensed by Oregon State Board of Nursing, or
Completed training for surgical techs in the military and has completed 16 hours continuing education every 2 years, or
Providing documentation showing surgical tech practice during at least 2 of the 3 years immediately preceding 01/01/2017 and completes 16 hours of continuing education every 2 years
Additional Required Certifications
Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) required upon start
Preferred: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor certification issued by American Heart Association (AHA)
What We Offer
Opportunity to work for an award-winning Healthcare System
A dynamic and supportive leadership team who is invested in your growth
An unparalleled, supportive culture that leads to award-winning patient outcomes
Excellent base pay, comprehensive benefits and performance based incentives
Generous time off package including 8 holidays that supports a healthy work/life balance
Substantial retirement package that includes a 6% employer contribution
About Asante and Southern Oregon
Asante is a locally-managed, nationally recognized top 15 health system. We are located in beautiful Southern Oregon and are the largest healthcare provider in nine counties. We provide comprehensive medical care to more than 580,000 people throughout southern Oregon and northern California. Our facilities employ over 5,000 people and include: Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners, and additional healthcare partnerships throughout the region.
At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values – the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:
Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service – Teamwork
Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Additional Salary Information: We offer Relocation and Sign-on Bonus
Internal Number: 26118
About Asante Healthcare Organization
Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 580,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.At Asante we are defined by our values –traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service – TeamworkAsante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities.