Job ID: 118016
Category: MED Tech
Discipline: Misc. Allied
Employment Type: Permanent
Location: Oregon

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MedAdventures is looking for a skilled and compassionate Surgical Technologist to join one of our partners in Western Oregon.

  • Functions as a surgical team member in the operating room working under the direction and supervision of an RN. 
  • Assists in providing care to patients of all ages including pediatrics and geriatrics to assure quality nursing care.

Required Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Current documentation of certification to practice surgical technology in Oregon required.
    • Option 1
      • Successful completion of a training program for surgical technologists in a branch of the armed forces of the United States or in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corp.
      • Successful completion of 16 hours of continuing education every two (2) years relevant to the medical-surgical practice of surgical technology.
    • Option 2
      • Successful completion of a surgical technology education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
      • Certification as a surgical technologist issued by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or successful completion of the CAAHEP or ABHES educational program within the past twelve months.
    • Option 3
      • Candidate has practiced surgical technology at least two (2) years between January 1, 2014 and January 1, 2017 in a hospital, ambulatory surgical center or as an employee of a federal government agency or institution.
      • Successful completion of 16 hours of continuing education every two (2) years relevant to the medical-surgical practice of surgical technology.
  • Healthcare Provider BLS required.
  • Experience or training in computer applications preferred.
  • GSR Surgery Main OR: Knowledge of proper decontamination, washing, sorting, and reassembling of instruments. Knowledge of proper use of equipment utilized in the operating room. Knowledge of surgeon needs and techniques for procedures. Knowledge of basic instrumentation for specialty areas including general eyes, ENT, ortho, OB/GYN, urology, vascular, plastic, laparoscopic procedures (and cardiac, if appropriate). Knowledge of sizes and applications of needles and suture types for different procedures. Knowledge of endoscopic and open staple products, sizes and application. Knowledge of implant materials and applications.

Compensation and Schedule:
  • Varies, Full Time, 52-76k/yr

Department Information:
  • The Operating Room of Surgery provides intraoperative care to surgical and procedural sedation patients. We provide service for the patient population of pediatrics, adolescents, adult and elderly patients. We work with a variety of provider specialties in caring for people going home that day or are being admitted to the hospital.

Surgical technology, surgical technologist, NBSTSA, Oregon, full time, salaried
Job # 118016