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SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST (FULL-TIME, ROTATING SHIFTS)

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST (FULL-TIME, ROTATING SHIFTS)

Req #: 147077
Department: HARBORVIEW OPERATING ROOM
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 01/23/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $3,945.00 to $5,822.00 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: Alternate Work Shift 
Notes: Rotating/Variable Shifts  

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally and medically vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UWs School of Medicine.

The UW is proud to be one of the nations premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.

The HARBORVIEW OPERATING ROOM has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST (Rotating/Variable Shifts). Our Surgical Technologists enjoy working in a technological, fast-paced, and exciting department. The Surgical Technologist will utilize knowledge of operations of individual pieces of equipment and skillfully maintain instruments and supplies to meet the demands of the department.

The Surgeons in the Harborview Operating Room are world-renowned, with clients from all over the country. This department uses many tools that are technologically advanced. They are on the cutting edge for many types of procedures. The teamwork among our employees makes the department an enjoyable and exciting place to work. Inherent to success in this position is organization, desire to work in a team-oriented academic medical setting, capability to stay abreast of current developments relevant to the position, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and knowledge of the duties of a Surgical Technologist.

Additional duties:
  • Assist the surgical and nursing staff by preparing the Operating Room for surgical procedures.
  • Obtain and assemble sterile instruments and supplies.
  • Scrub and assist the surgical team during the surgical procedure.
  • Stock the room with appropriate supplies.
  • Maintain special equipment.
  • Provide for clean-up and reprocessing of used instruments and supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS:
Completion of a Surgical Technologist program AND one year of experience assisting clinical staff in a variety of operative procedures in an operating room environment OR equivalent education/experience.
Legal Requirement: Registered by the State of Washington as a Surgical Technologist, or licensed in the State of Washington as a Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse or Physician.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Completion of Basic Life Support certification.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


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Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-22

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