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Intermountain Healthcare Surgical Technologist - Full Time - The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH) in Murray, Utah

Job Description:

The OR Tech I performs various duties as a member of the surgical team to ensure a safe and successful operative procedure. This position functions under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and directly reports to Surgical Services management.

Job Essentials

  • Ensures room and all surgical items meet sterilization criteria.

  • Maintains sterile field and safe environment.

  • Prepares room and instruments for surgical procedure.

  • Assists the surgical staff during the procedure, within the scope of practice.

  • After procedure, cleans room and prepares for next procedure.

  • Identifies emergency situations and exercises judgment when implementing procedures to respond to emergencies.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: $19.83 or more depending on experience

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes

  • Shift Details: Full Time - 40 hours per week

  • Location: The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH)

  • Additional Details: Must be able to work Monday-Friday

This position could be filled as a Surgical Technologist II or Surgical Technologist III depending on experience and qualifications.

  • Surgical Technologist II Entry Rate: $21.81 or more, depending on experience

  • Surgical Technologist III Entry Rate: $23.99 or more depending on experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers.

  • Completion of an accredited Operating Room Technician program (ORT)

  • Graduate from a non-accredited surgical tech program within the past six months, but not currently eligible to sit for Tech in Surgery exam (NCCT)

  • Or two years of scrub tech experience in hospital or military surgical services within the last three years.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active National Certification as an OR Tech in Surgery or Certified Surgical Technologist. Certification is required within one year of becoming eligible with a maximum of four years to become qualified for certification.

  • Two years of surgical services experience.

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, sterile indicator tags, colors, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.

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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment and instruments with precision and accuracy. This includes computer use and typing for documentation, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.

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Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.

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Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).

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May be expected to stand in a stationary position with personal protective equipment for an extended period of time.



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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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