Oregon Health & Science University

Surgical Services Technologist

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2023-21405
Position Category
Allied Health
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Department
Perioperative Services - South Operating Room
Salary Range
$30.58 - $41.34 per hour
FTE
1.00
Schedule
Variable Days, Call Required
Hours
0645-1715 x 4, Variable Days, Call Required
HR Mission
Healthcare
Drug Testable
Yes

Department Overview

South Operating Room (Main OR) is a large 25-bed OR primarily an adult inpatient operating room with a small volume of outpatient procedures including: Cardiac/ Thoracic, General Surgery/Minimally Invasive/ Colorectal/Bariatric, Gynecology, Oral Maxillofacial, Neuro/neuro spine, Orthopedic/orthopedic spine, Otolaryngology, Plastics, Transplant, Urology, Vascular, Robotic (Urology/GYN/Oral), and Trauma. Surgical procedures on infants and children less than 18 years of age are also performed if the procedure requires specialized equipment found only at this location

Function/Duties of Position

The ST performs the delegated duties that ensure that the OR environment is safe, that equipment is cleaned and functions appropriately, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.  The ST possesses expertise in the application of sterile and aseptic technique; he/she combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to safely facilitate invasive and/or diagnostic procedures.  The ST has the ability to manage stressful/unusual situations in a positive manner, and embraces the OHSU Core Competencies (Accountability, Collaboration, Communication, Diversity, Integrity, Respect, Service Orientation, Teamwork) into his/her practice.

Required Qualifications

Required:BLS certification from American Heart Association.  Successful completion of an accredited Surgical Technology program.  Must have excellent communication and listening skills, the ability to work collaboratively in a team, and the flexibility to prioritize and adapt in stressful situations.

BLS (American Heart Association Only)

CST from NBSTSA

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Skills: professional accountability, collaboration and communication, adaptability, willingness to learn and teach, ability to give and receive respectful and constructive feedback, self-awareness, ability to translate verbal and non-verbal communication, self-directivity and establishing professional relationships.

Additional Details

Orientation: Up to 12 weeks

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.


As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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