Surgical Technician Certified-Full Time-Evenings-Penrose

Centura Health

Colorado Springs , CO  

2018-04-18 2018-05-18
surgical allied.health health.system

Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 17,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine, leadership and business.

Through Centura Health’s 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or western Kansas community you will love to call home.



Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.







*_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 119817_*







*_Recruiter Contact: Matthew Devine matthewdevine@centura.org_*







*_Clinic/Department:_** 7211 PSF SURGERY*







*_Hospital:_** PENROSE HOSPITAL*







*_Schedule: Full Time_*







*_Shift: Evenings_*





*_POSITION SUMMARY_*







The Surgical Tech works under the supervision of the surgeon and RN. Assists surgical team during operative procedures by arranging and inventorying sterile set-up of instruments, equipment and supplies for surgical cases and passing items to surgeons and nurses as needed. Assists in preparing and moving patients and sterilizing and cleaning instruments, equipment and rooms.















*_MINIMUM EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS_*









* High School Diploma or GED



* Completion of an approved Surgical Technician program

















*_MINIMUMEXPERIENCEREQUIREMENTS_*









* Basic Computer skills required



* One year of experience in a surgical setting preferred



* Experience in a specialty field preferred

















*_LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS_*









* Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association



* Current Colorado Surgical Technologist Registration for associates working in Colorado



* A person performing Surgical Tech functions within the scope of another Colorado license, certification, or registration does not need to register as a Surgical Tech Certification in Surgical Technology from the National Board Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or Certification as a Tech in Surgery from the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT*_)_*

















*_PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS_*







Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.













*Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014:* Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does _not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014_. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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