Oregon Health & Science University

Surgical Services Technologist (Surgical Tech) - Relief

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2022-16421
Position Category
Allied Health
Position Type
Relief/Flex/Resource
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Department
DCH Operating Room
Salary Range
$32.11 - $43.41 per hour
FTE
0.00
Schedule
Variable days and shifts
Hours
Variable shifts, weekends, holidays. Call-Yes
HR Mission
Healthcare
Drug Testable
Yes

Function/Duties of Position

$3,000 hiring bonus

 

Surgical Tech's (ST) provide intra-operative technical assistance to physicians and RN's caring for pediatric patients experiencing a surgical intervention/other invasive procedure. The role requires completion of annual clinical competencies, attending staff meetings and educational events during the day, and actively participating in all quality improvement opportunities assigned. The role requires that all policies, procedures, and patient safety initiatives will be followed.

 

Surgical Techs are an integral part of the team providing surgical care to patients. Must possess expertise in application of surgical technique, human anatomy, and surgical procedures. The ST must also be competent in the implementation of tools and technologies to facilitate safe care of the patient during invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. The surgical technologist role requires extended periods of standing, lifting heavy instrumentation, and potential exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens.

 

Additional requirement Relief staff for DCH OR include required holidays, weekends and/or variable shifts:

  • Work twelve (12) weekend/ night shifts per fiscal year, provided work is available and the Relief staff is needed
  • Work a major holiday each fiscal year, provided work is available and the Relief staff is needed. The holiday requirement will rotate from year to year between the major winter holidays (Thanksgiving and Christmas) and the major summer holidays (Independence Day and Labor Day). 

 

Wage Range: $32.11 - $43.41 per hour

Required Qualifications

  • BLS from the American Heart Association at time of hire
  • Graduated from a Nationally-Accredited organization approved by the Oregon Health Authority; including but not limited to a certified ophthalmic surgical assisting credential issued by the International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology or its successor organization, that is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies
  • Hold and maintain a national Surgical Technologist Certification by
    NBSTSA (National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting)
    as of date of hire.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Pediatric experience preferred

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

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