Surgical Technologist - Operating Room
Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Location: Rio Rancho
Posted on: November 20, 2022
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
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
Maintain current knowledge of various equipment, procedures and
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
Secures and prepares all supplies and instruments required for
surgical intervention before procedures.
Ensures the preparation and maintenance of the sterile field in the
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
Maintains current knowledge of anatomy/physiology and medications
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,
HS Diploma or GED required
Surgical Technician Certification from an accredited school or
training program required.
2+ years experience in a hospital or outpatient operating room
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
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
AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer
with smoke free campuses.
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