Providence Health & Services Surgical Technician I - Labor & Delivery OR in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling an Technician I (Operating Room, Night Shift, 0.9 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position, you will:
Anticipates the needs of the surgeon, as well as emergency and unusual circumstances, acts accordingly to expedite the surgery, and initiates corrective actions.
Provides for the comfort and safety of the patient during the operation. Anticipates the need for supplies, and identifies developing emergency situations, and initiates actions to assist in the care of the patient. Operates all equipment, including the preparation of homeostatic, and blood replacement products and devices.
Demonstrates appropriate review of patient chart and intervenes as necessary to assure chart is complete prior to surgery. Appropriately identifies and safely transports patients to and from Surgical Services according to procedure.
Sets up surgical equipment. Selects and prepares appropriate equipment, suture, and stapling devices for procedures. Cleans and sterilizes equipment.
Completes initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School diploma or equivalent
6 months professional experience in an Operating Room in an acute care setting
Experience scrubbing on surgical procedures
Graduation from a Surgical Technology Program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA)
Operating Room experience for candidates who have graduated from an accredited Surgical Technology Program
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Completion of a Surgical Technician Military Training program
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
About the Operating Room
This is a great opportunity to be employed by the largest OR facility in Alaska, that has the latest technology including robotics and provides state of the art patient care. Currently we have 17 OR suites and we are expanding. With over 1,000 cases per month, all surgical procedures are performed here except for organ transplants.
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians
Req ID: 242603