Travel Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - (Surg Tech - OR)
- Port Angeles,WA
- Sep 09, 2017
- Healthcare : Surgical Technologists
13129043 Job Description & Requirements
Surgical Technologist - Operating Room - (Surg Tech - OR)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8 D/E Pay Rate: $21.00 - 23.00
Assists in the care and preparation of the surgical patient. Functions as a member of the surgical team creating and maintaining a sterile field. Knowledgeable about instruments, supplies and equipment used during a surgical procedure. Understands the procedure being performed and has the ability to anticipate the needs of the surgeon. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. Possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs. Provides care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures
Surgical technologists work under the direction of a team of surgical personnel and assist in surgical operations as needed. Surgical technicians are responsible for preparing the OR, which includes setting up surgical equipment and instruments, as well as passing those instruments to surgeons during the procedure. Settings include:
- First assist
- Labor, delivery, recovery & postpartum
- Pediatrics OR
EDUCATION Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program.
EXPERIENCE Minimum one-year recent surgical experience preferred.
LICENSURE/CREDENTIALS Current Washington State registration as a Surgical Technologist. Current national certification as a Surgical Technologist.
Additional details include:
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
- Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
- Medical plans with dental and vision
- Complimentary, high-quality private housing
- 401(k) and flex spending options
- Life insurance
- Accident and short-term disability coverage
- Free continuing education (CE) courses
- Travel allowances
- Guaranteed pay program
- Tuition discount program
- Referral bonuses
About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.
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