Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Bonus/Commission
No
Job Description

We Want You to Join our Team

Southeast Alaska is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes, proudest Native cultures, and thriving pioneer spirits. SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) helps to keep it healthy.

A healthcare career with us, means becoming a central contributor protecting Alaskan lives and communities. If you long for a lifestyle that includes combining rewarding work with fresh air, outdoor adventure, and living among neighbors who know your name and always happy to see you, SEARHC has your job solution.

This position is located in the Operating Room (OR) Department of the Surgical Department of the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC).  Surgical specialties include:  General surgery on adult and pediatric patients, Endoscopy, Otolaryngology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Urology, Dental, Plastic and Vascular.

The Surgical Technologist is an integral part of a team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients in a variety of settings.  The main function of the tech is fulfilling the role of an assistant to the surgeon.  The surgeon relies heavily on the tech to do their job correctly including following sterilization procedures while also being able to handle requests that are made during the surgery.

Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience is preferred

License/Certification

  • Completion of a technologist training program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs or any accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and Surgical Technologist Certification (CST) preferred; if not certified, certification must be obtained within six months of hire or in certain instances, “on the job training” specific experience greater than 5 years may substitute for certification.
  • Current BLS certification or within 3 months of hire and bi-annually thereafter.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge

  • Requires knowledge of normal growth, development and life cycle changes. This includes knowledge of physical, behavioral characteristics of group for which nursing care is provided.
  • Knowledge of anatomy & physiology with appropriate instrumentation, suturing materials, needles, prosthetic devices and other supplies.
  • Knowledge of wound healing and complications.
  • Must have professional knowledge and consideration to specific patient conditions and treatment.

Skills

  • Skilled in sterile technique.
  • Skilled in sterile processing.
  • Skilled in patient positioning.
  • Problem solving skills. 

Abilities

  • Sound clinical judgment.  Decides when to seek/solicit the help or guidance from immediate supervisor or appropriate resource person.
  • Effective communication with team members

Job ID: 280776094

SEARHC
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