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Swedish Health Services Surgical Technologist Certified - Surgery offering SIGN ON BONUS in Edmonds, Washington


$10,000 Sign-on Potential - For Externals Only Relocation available

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Surgical Technologist, Certified (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to work in Surgery at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.

Under the guidance of a registered nurse, the Surgical Technologist, Certified participates as a member of the perioperative nursing team and performs indirect perioperative tasks for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients who are having surgical and surgical endoscopy procedures.

In this position you will:

  • Attends and participates in report to ensure an understanding of current surgical cases.

  • Selects and prepares supplies and equipment for surgical procedures. Assists in preparing OR for surgical procedures, ensuring sterile environment at all times.

  • Sets up sterile field with instruments, sutures, blades, electrosurgical equipment, suction, prosthesis and solutions needed for procedures according to established procedures.

  • Continually maintains neat and orderly sterile field as dictated by the sequence of the procedure. Discards all used sponges into proper receptacle as per accepted practice to ensure accurate count and avoid contamination of others.

  • Counts sponges, needles, sharps, instruments, and other items with circulator prior to procedure and before incision is closed to ensure accuracy and compliance with policy. Keeps an accurate count of all counted items during procedures. Maintains an accurate account of the amount of irrigation used during a procedure.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Graduation from a surgicaltechnology program or a combination of education and directly related workexperience and/or completion of a Surgical Technician vocational program or documentation of equivalent training

  • Surgery Technologist certification

  • Prior experience as a surgical technologist in an acute care facility

  • Registered as a Surgical Technologist with the State of Washington

  • CPR certified

About the Edmonds Campus.

Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

  • 217 licensed beds

  • 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff

  • 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel

  • Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Surgical Techs

Location: Washington-Edmonds

Work Locations: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026

Req ID: 234873