Location: Seattle, Washington
Type: Full Time
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A Higher Degree of Healthcare
All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.
At UW Medical Center – Northwest, we’re proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row. We’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.
UW Medical Center – Northwest includes a full-service, non-profit community hospital offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus, just north of Seattle.
The Operating Room has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME, VARIABLE DAYS, SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST . The Operating Room Technician is responsible for facilitating assigned surgical procedures through the assembly of instrumentation, equipment, and supplies. The incumbent functions competently and independently within multiple specialty areas, under the general supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Prepares, cleans, and stocks suite with necessary instrumentation, supplies and equipment
Prepares patient for operation and assists surgical team during operations Assisting with the preparation, proper positioning, and draping of the patient
Facilitating or assisting with patient transportation when needed
Serving in the scrub role during assigned procedures
Anticipating the surgeon’s need for supplies and instrumentation and passing the appropriate instrumentation to the surgeon
Cleans, disinfects, and sterilizes instruments
Tracks usage and monitors equipment functionality
Coordinates and collaborates effectively with other members of a multi-disciplinary surgical team, which includes Surgeon, Anesthesiologist, RNs, and other medical support personnel
High school graduate or GED
Graduate of a surgical technology school, military training, or a minimum of one year equivalent job training
Registration from Washington State
Certification as scrub technologist
Six months experience as an Operating Room Technician in a hospital operating room