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Surgical Technologist D

Posted on Mar 11, 2019 by UCHealth

Aurora, CO 80041
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Facility: University of ColoHospital, Denver CO

Department: OR Operating Room AIP()

* Full-time - Varies
* 1st Shift - Days

Surgical Technologist

Facilitates the safe andefficient performance of surgical procedures.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in somethingdifferent: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small,we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a teamdeliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for ourpatients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give peoplethe freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than ajob, it's a passion.

Job Duties

* Prepares surgical operating suite with drapes,solutions, instruments, equipment and supplies.
* Ensures good working order of equipment andinstruments.
* Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning anddraping patients. Passes instruments to physician during surgery.
* Continually accounts for number and location ofinstruments and supplies during surgery. Receives and processes specimensfor delivery to the laboratory

Requirements

* High school diploma or GED
* Surgical Technologist program
* State Surgical Assistant or Surgical TechnologistRegistration
* State licensure if required by law
* Certified as a Surgical Technologist (CST) by theNational Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)preferred
* BLS through the American Heart Association or theAmerican Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-handbefore start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty daysof hire. All life support certification cards must be issued byeither the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR forthe Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescueris only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through anAmerican Heart Association sanctioned course.)

Due to Point of CareTesting duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highestlevel of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required topresent to the hiring manager. If this is available to you at this time,please attach it with your resume in one document.

Going beyond qualityrequires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectualcuriosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that theworld of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, notwhat is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us canfind the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everythingin our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There're nolimits to your potential here.

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UCHealth recognizes andappreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employmentand diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equalopportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisionsbased on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated againstin any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise bediscriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion,gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexualorientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information orveteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any"qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under theAmericans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, whenthey do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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