Are you ready to share our mission of making life better for others? As a Surgical Core Technician, your attention to detail will ensure that surgery patients have the best possible experience. From assisting in the setup and cleaning of equipment to delivering instruments and supplies and assisting all core duties, your collaboration with materials services and surgery staff will be valued within the Legacy community.
Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center is the South metro area’s full-service medical center, with the friendly feel of a community hospital and the skill and services of a much larger medical center. Among our specialties: stroke, chest pain, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, cancer care, orthopedic and total joint surgery and a birth center and breast health center.
Has independent responsibility for all core duties and procedures. Responsible for knowledge and maintenance of sterile technique. Provides supplies and instruments as requested per surgeon’s preference cards, operative procedure and nursing personnel. Responsible for maintaining accurate delivery of instruments and supplies, and maintaining effective relationships with Materials Services and other OR personnel.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Four years of Surgery experience, e.g. Surgery Aide, required.
Skills: Understands and practices the principles and methods of sterilization. Understands the importance of infection control and practices good aseptic techniques. Understands the importance of documentation. Thorough knowledge of instruments and scopes. Excellent verbal communication skills and telephone etiquette.
LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
Registered Surgical Technologist (RST) required for state of Washington only; Surgical Technologist certification preferred for state of Oregon.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred.