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Intermountain Healthcare Surgical Tech (OR Tech) - Full Time - Utah Valley Hospital (Level II Trauma Center)- Provo, UT in Provo, Utah

Job Description:

The OR Tech I performs various duties as a member of the surgical team to ensure a safe and successful operative procedure. This position functions under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and directly reports to Surgical Services management.

About Intermountain Utah Valley Hospital

Our hospital is a designated Level II Trauma Center in Provo, Utah, situated in the heart of Utah County. Our hospital includes 395 licensed beds, 46-bed emergency department and 20-bed clinical evaluation unit and Life Flight crew based on-site 24/7. Our hospital is also designated as a Stroke Center of Excellence and is ranked #4 in Utah by the U.S. News & World Reports.

Click here for more information about our hospital: https://intermountainhealthcare.org/locations/utah-valley-hospital/

Job Essentials

  • Ensures room and all surgical items meet sterilization criteria.

  • Maintains sterile field and safe environment.

  • Prepares room and instruments for surgical procedure.

  • Assists the surgical staff during the procedure, within the scope of practice.

  • After procedure, cleans room and prepares for next procedure.

  • Identifies emergency situations and exercises judgment when implementing procedures to respond to emergencies.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: $19.63 or more depending on experience

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes

  • Shift Details: Full Time - 40 hours per week

  • Location: Operating Rooms - Utah Valley Hospital

  • Additional Details: Must be able to work variable hours and shifts

This position could be filled as a Surgical Tech II or Surgical Tech III depending on experience and qualifications.

  • OR Tech II Entry Rate: $21.59 or more, depending on experience

  • OR Tech III Entry Rate: $23.75 or more depending on experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers.

  • Completion of an accredited Operating Room Technician program (ORT)

  • Graduate from a non-accredited surgical tech program within the past six months, but not currently eligible to sit for Tech in Surgery exam (NCCT)

  • Or two years of scrub tech experience in hospital or military surgical services within the last three years.

  • Rural facilities are excluded from the requirement for Surgical Technologists to be certified (See ORT Rural Job Code #1322)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active National Certification as an OR Tech in Surgery or Certified Surgical Technologist. Certification is required within one year of becoming eligible with a maximum of four years to become qualified for certification.

  • Two years of surgical services experience.

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, sterile indicator tags, colors, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.

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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment and instruments with precision and accuracy. This includes computer use and typing for documentation, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.

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Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.

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Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).

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May be expected to stand in a stationary position with personal protective equipment for an extended period of time.

Location:

Utah Valley Hospital

Work City:

Provo

Work State:

Utah

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining a world-class team of over 38,000 employees and caregivers while embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

To find out more about us, head to our career site here (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/?utm_source=Workday&utm_medium=Redirect&utm_campaign=CareerHome_workday) .

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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