Swedish Medical Center Surgical Technologist - Orthopedic Surgery in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Surgical Technologist to work in Orthopedic Surgery at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

This is a 1.0 FTE, evening shift position. Sign-on bonus eligible!

Every year, the Swedish Orthopedic Institute helps restore people’s quality of life by performing successful spine surgeries, joint replacement surgeries and other orthopedic procedures. Our orthopedic surgeons pioneered joint replacement methods that are now used worldwide, and we were the first in the Puget Sound area to offer MAKOplasty partial knee resurfacing at https://www.swedish.org/services/orthopedic-institute/our-services/knee-replacement/partial-knee-replacement treatment.

The Swedish Orthopedic Institute was the first facility of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. In 2017 we performed 7,000 orthopedic surgeries!

The Surgical Technologist will work as a member of the surgical team under the supervision of a registered nurse, with the surgeon, anesthesiologist, and other medical support personnel to provide patient care.

In this position you will:

  • Serve in the primary scrub role during assigned core procedures

  • Coordinate equipment, supplies and instrumentation according to the surgeon’s preference cards

  • Assist team member with positioning, moving and transporting patients

  • Assist with preparation and draping of patient

  • Function competently within multiple specialty areas and serves in a flexible scrub role with minimal notice

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Certificate of completion of a Surgical Technician vocational program or documentation of equivalent training

  • Registered as a Surgical Technologist with the State of Washington

  • BLS Certification

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • National certification by the Liaison Council on Certification for Surgical Technologist (ST)

  • Experience in a hospital operating room

Benefits:

  • Paid Relocation

  • Subsidized ORCA cards

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans that start with the first day of hire

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Caregiver Assistance Programs

  • Choose Well Program and Discounts

About the First Hill Campus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

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

https://caregiver.ehr.com

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: Evening

Job Category: Surgical Services

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 184185