Centura Health

Colorado Springs, CO

Surgical Tech Certified

Posted 24 days ago

Job Description

Welcome to Centura Health

Welcome to the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.

Qualified external applicants eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus, no contract required! Cannot be a current or recent Centura employee to qualify. Minimum of 1 year experience required. Must be hired into a Full-Time or Part-time position; PRN positions are not eligible.

Schedule: Fullt time 36hrs/wk

Call is required for every part time and full time position. Each team member covers 6 call shifts every 6 weeks. These are self-scheduled weekdays depending on work shift, but include: 3:30p-8p, 3:30p-11p, 5:30p-11p, 11p-7a, and weekends 7a-7p and 7p-7a. The response time for call is 30 minutes. We also require 2 holiday coverage shifts each year (call or work).

Pay Range

$25.00 - $36.51/hr

Flourishing Begins Here

You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills - but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.

The Surgical Tech works under the supervision of the surgeon and RN. Assists surgical team during operative procedures by arranging and inventorying sterile set-up of instruments, equipment and supplies for surgical cases and passing items to surgeons and nurses as needed. Assists in preparing and moving patients and sterilizing and cleaning instruments, equipment and rooms.

" For the SFMC Surgery Department surgical technician role we are looking for a hard working, enthusiastic tech who has passion for excellent patient care. We prefer those with at least 1 year of experience and certification but will consider those with less experience and passion. A strong desire for teamwork and engagement in the surgical process is a must.

The right candidate for SFMC Surgery Department will be one with a positive attitude who wants to join a team that is filled with passion for safe patient care. We strive for excellence, look for opportunities for improvement, and provide what you need to be successful..

We have a 16-room surgical suite located on the same floor with Pre Op, PACU, Phase II, and SPD. We are a Level III hospital and have a wide variety of cases including orthopedics, ortho-spine, podiatry and hands, general, urology, gynecology, plastics, reconstruction, cancer care, and ENT. We have a robust SI and XI Robotics program as well as a plentiful orthopedic service line. We average about 40-50 cases each week. Our surgeons are excited to be here, appreciative, and love our sense of teamwork". - Susan G.-Hiring Manager

What You Bring/Job Requirements

In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

  • Basic Computer skills required.
  • One year of experience in a surgical setting preferred.
  • Experience in a specialty field preferred.
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Completion of an approved Surgical Technician program
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association
  • Current registration with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) as a surgical technologist for associates working in Colorado. * A person performing Surgical Tech functions within the scope of another Colorado license, certification, or registration does not need to register as a Surgical Tech.
  • Certification in Surgical Technology from the National Board Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or Certification as a Tech in Surgery from the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

Physical Requirements - Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)

Your Connected Community

When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health's connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.

16-room surgical suite located on the same floor with Pre Op, PACU, Phase II, and SPD. We are a Level III hospital and have a wide variety of cases including orthopedics, ortho-spine, podiatry and hands, general, urology, gynecology, plastics, reconstruction, cancer care, and ENT. We have a robust SI and XI Robotics program as well as a plentiful orthopedic service line. We average about 40-50 cases each week. Our surgeons are excited to be here, appreciative, and love our sense of teamwork

The Surgery department at St. Francis Medical Center unit has ten operating suites and we are expanding to 16 suites by April 2020. Daily, we meet the challenges of caring for a multitude of disease processes needing surgical intervention. We work with patients from toddlers to geriatrics and our specialtiesinclude: general, gynecology, robotics, oral surgery, dental, orthopedics, ENT, urology, podiatry, spine, breast and ophthalmology patients. An OR nurse takes care of one patient at a time and works with a surgical tech, surgeon and anesthesiologist throughout the day. Teamwork is essential and the nurse isautonomous in his/her practice. Patient interaction is quick, so it is imperative that a relationship be attained, and rapport is established as the nurse enters the OR so that the patient has trust in the nurse. As a nurse working in the operatingCentura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vetroom, they have a great responsibility to be a patient advocate as our patients are anesthetized and cannot make decisions for their care independently. It is our duty to make sure that we provide the patient the best outcome possible. This team is supportive and works well together. Success of our associates isimportant, and we strive every day to make sure that happens. The OR is a world of its own and is such an exciting place because you never know what is going to come through the double doors.

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary(high-tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation.

St. Francis Medical Center opened in 2008 to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs' community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 271-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Cancer Center, Emergency Department, LevelIII Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services and Critical Care Unit.

It also serves as southern Colorado's home base for the Flight For Life Colorado air medical transport service. It's an incredible time to join us as we celebrate recognition with Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With more than 300 days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy-to-access recreational areas including Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado's top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestylewhile having the career you've always wanted.

Caring for Your Whole Well Being

We're committed to delivering whole person care and understand that a comprehensive benefits package enriches the lives of our associates at work and at home. At Centura Health, we offer incredible benefits that impact mind, body, and spirit to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and may include:

  • 401K, which includes matching when eligible
  • Three Health Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents
  • Two Dental Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents
  • Vision Insurance including covering eligible dependents
  • Daycare & Medical Flexible Spending Account Options
  • Leaves of Absence, Short Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and Spouse & Child/Dependent Life Insurance Coverage Options
  • Voluntary Benefits including Hospital Indemnity Coverage, Critical Illness, Accident, Permanent Life insurance, and Norton LifeLock
  • Paid Time Off & Sick Pay
  • Shift Differentials
  • Employee Wellness Resources
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance based on location
  • Associate Discounts for Phone, Cell Phone Plans, Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Auto Buying, Pet Insurance, and much more...

The pay rate for this position is listed above and varies based on experience, skills, and comparison to others who are already in this role. *If you do not see the pay range for this position listed, you are on a third-party job board. All our pay ranges are posted on our careers site www.centura.org/careers. Please visit our careers' page and apply today!

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