• Surgical Technologist II-65906

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  • Summary of Duties

    The Surgical Technologist II participates as part of the surgical team in assisting nursing staff in support services necessary for safe and efficient care of patients within various areas of surgical services. This individual assists at the surgical field passing instruments and supplies to other members of the surgical team and maintains the sterile field. 


    Participates in acquiring, preparing and equipping the surgical suites.  Ensures the delivery of quality care for patients undergoing surgical procedures in accordance with individual needs, standards of care, and hospital policy. 


    Assists in non-surgical patient intervention under the direct supervision of a physician or RN.  May serve as a Core Technician, with responsibility for maintaining sterile technique and providing supplies and instruments as requested.  


    Added job functions may include being responsible for staff education, inventory, vendor management and effective physician relationships.  Displays comprehensive knowledge and strong technical skills in a wide variety of specialty areas, and serves as a resource for peers/co-workers.


    This individual demonstrates a high degree of self-reliance and resourcefulness, is quick to identify and solve problems, and willingly adopts additional responsibilities and challenges.

    Hiring Competencies

    Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations:

    • Required:
      • Must hold and maintain a national Surgical Technologist Certification by the National Board of Surgical Technologists and Surgical Assistants (NBSTSA), or National Center Competency Testing Certification (NCCT)
      • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS preferred upon hire, or required within 90 days of hire
    • Preferred:
      • Membership in appropriate professional organization


    • Required: Minimum three (3) years of operating room experience

    Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Required:
      • Demonstrates proper appearance and personal conduct for the employee's particular job
      • Uses effective communication skills taking into consideration body language, filters, listening, paraphrasing, questions with customers of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
      • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
      • Demonstrates knowledge of rules/regulations established by governmental and regulatory agencies.
      • Practices effective communication skills and interpersonal skills, written, verbal, and non-verbal.
      • Utilizes a problem solving process to make decisions related to patient care and unit activity.
      • Develops skills in use of hospital computerized information/ordering system.
      • Must be able to clearly speak, write and communicate in the English language.
    • Preferred:
      • Bilingual skills


    At OHSU Tuality Healthcare, an Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Our affiliation with OHSU brings the advanced medical resources of Oregon’s only academic health center, which allows local providers to receive guidance from some of the country’s top specialists and pass that expertise on to Tuality patients where they can be cared for in their community. 


    Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier healthcare providers, including 6th straight year in Top 10 Healthiest Employers in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 7th straight Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association, and 2016 #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.

    Additional Posting Information

    Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.


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