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Surgical Technologist - Heart Team ARRMC

Req #: 9679
Entity: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Surgery
Shift: 1st Shift - Days
Union Position: No
FTE: 1.000000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: Depending on qualifications

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Surgical Technologist - Heart Team ARRMC

Additional Position Details:

Salary: $30.64 and up - depending on qualifications and years of relevant experience.

As a Surgical Technologist-Heart Team, you will make extra money per hour (shift differentials) when working swing, night, and weekend hours:

  • $3.00 extra per hour between 11:00pm and 7:00am (Nights)
  • $1.62 extra per hour between 3:00pm and 11:00pm (Swing Shift)
  • $1.43 extra per hour for weekend shifts


We are currently offering a Highly Competitive Sign On and Retention Bonus package, as well as Relocation Assistance, for qualified external candidates!

*all bonus payouts are subject to applicable taxes

For immediate consideration, apply online or email resume with qualifications directly to Janell Cleveland at [email protected] or to Courtney Rogers at [email protected]


Who We Are

At Asante, you are the difference. Your personal happiness and wellbeing are reflected in the personal attention and quality of care we deliver every day. Here, you'll find an environment of mutual respect, camaraderie, learning and growth. A place where each voice is heard, and sound ideas are acted upon. A community in every sense, we collaborate widely across the organization to do what's best for our patients, united by a shared passion: to provide exceptional care that makes a positive impact on family, friends, neighbors and the community.

Asante's culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence. All three Asante hospitals have earned five stars from CMS for overall quality - the top rating given. In fact, Asante accounts for three of the five Oregon hospitals to achieve this rare honor.

We are seeking an impressive Surgical Technologist-Heart Team to join our top healthcare system. At Asante, Surgical Technicians-Heart Team are a highly valued member of the Cardiac patient care team in Surgery, working under the supervision of the Charge Nurse. As a surgical technologist at Asante, you will have the opportunity to join a team where camaraderie extends into personal life and where high performance is expected.

What You'll Do

  • Become a critical member of the surgical team by functioning as a Surgical Technician in the Operating Room under the Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) and Certified Surgical Technician (CST) guidelines
  • Anticipate the needs of the surgeon, pass appropriate instruments and assist in exposure of the surgical field
  • Select and prepare the appropriate supplies and equipment for surgical cases and operate all surgical equipment
  • Organize instrumentation and the sterile field
  • Perform all surgical counts consistently, including safety count

Who You Are

  • You have knowledge of procedure and technique in caring for patients, equipment and supplies
  • You can demonstrate aseptic technique, scrub, gown and glove counts; and other aspects of scrub role under the AORN and CST guidelines
  • You can task-switch rapidly without losing your efficiency or your focus
  • Your communication game is strong - you rarely feel misunderstood

What You Must Have

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent experience demonstrating ability to effectively communicate as required for the position

ONE of the following is required:

  • Graduate of a nationally accredited, approved by the OHA, education program for surgical tech and has, or is able to obtain, Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTA) within 12 months of graduation, or
  • In lieu of certification; completed training for surgical techs in the military and has completed 16 hours continuing education every 2 years, or
  • Provides documentation showing surgical tech practice during at least 2 of the 3 years immediately preceding 01/01/2017 and completes 16 hours of continuing education every 2 years, or
  • LPN Licensed by the Oregon State Board of Nursing may be considered in lieu of CST and will waive previous experience requirement

Certifications

  • BLS: Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) required upon start
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program Instructor certification issued by the AHA, preferred

What We Offer

  • Opportunity to work for an award-winning Healthcare System
  • A dynamic and supportive leadership team who is invested in your growth
  • An unparalleled, supportive culture that leads to award-winning patient outcomes
  • Excellent base pay, comprehensive benefits and performance-based incentives
  • Generous time off package including 8 holidays that supports a healthy work/life balance
  • Substantial retirement package that includes a 6% employer contribution

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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