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Surgical Technologist - Operating Room

Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Location: Rio Rancho
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:


This Surgical Technologist will provide assistance and support to surgeons by preparing and providing instruments and equipment during surgical procedures in the Operating Room. The Surgical Tech will facilitate a safe, effective and orderly operating room to maximize patient safety.

This role qualifies for a sign-on bonus of up to $15,000, based on experience, along with a Relocation assistance of $6,000 for those who qualify.

This is a fulltime (1.0 FTE), nonexempt position.

This position is scheduled for day shift and on-calls.

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Demonstrates ability to problem-solve in relation to the procedure being performed.

Maintain current knowledge of various equipment, procedures and supplies.

Adheres to proper surgical procedures of aseptic technique and safety in the use of instruments and equipment.

Performs instrument counts prior to each procedure and maintains an accurate count of sponges, needles, and instruments during the procedure.

Secures and prepares all supplies and instruments required for surgical intervention before procedures.

Ensures the preparation and maintenance of the sterile field in the OR.

Prepares patient skin for surgical treatment.

Position and re-position patient during surgery.

Helps monitor patients during surgery.

Provide supportive care during the pre-operative phase.

Performs scrub functions.

Ensures that specimens are correctly handled and routed to the proper source.

Maintains current knowledge of anatomy/physiology and medications used intraoperatively.

Keeps current with developments in the field through participation in seminars, workshops and publications.

Follows all federal, state and departmental safety procedures.

Scrub various types of basic surgical procedures: general, OB/gyn, urology
HS Diploma or GED required

Surgical Technician Certification from an accredited school or training program required.

BLS required.

2+ years experience in a hospital or outpatient operating room setting preferred.

0 - 2 years experiance for Surgical Technician New Grads.

Working knowledge of sterile and aseptic technique. Familiarity with all surgical instruments and equipment.


We offer more than the standard benefits!
Presbyterian employees gain access to a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more!

Learn more about our employee benefits:

Why work at Presbyterian?
As an organization, we are committed to improving the health of our communities. From hosting growers' markets to partnering with local communities, Presbyterian is taking active steps to improve the health of New Mexicans. For our employees, we offer a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more.

Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who choose to work here. The hard work of our physicians, nurses, employees, board members and volunteers grew Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system that serves more than 875,000 New Mexicans.

About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, we are the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 employees - including more than 1,600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses.

Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and Commercial health plans.

We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.

About New Mexico
New Mexico continues to grow steadily in population and features a low cost-of living.

Varied landscapes bring filmmakers here from around the world to capture a slice of the natural beauty New Mexicans enjoy every day. Our landscapes are as diverse as our culture - from mountains, forests, canyons, and lakes, to caverns, hot springs and sand dunes.

New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.

AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.


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