Providence Health & Services Surgical Technologist *$6,000 Sign-On Bonus* in Olympia, Washington
Providence is calling a Surgical Technologist (1.0 FTE, Evening Shift) to work in Surgery at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.
For External Hires only: This position offers $6,000 sign-on bonus for experienced Surgical Techs ($3,000 upon starting, $3,000 after 12 months of continuous work)
Under the supervision and direction of the Perioperative Nurse, collaborates with OR team in providing efficient, safe, cost effective patient care outcomes. The OR Technician will be proficient in all specialties and will take call as scheduled.
In this position you will:
Provide safe, efficient scrubbing technique for all specialties.
Check PPDs before the case.
Read up on less familiar procedures; ask for help when needed.
Participate in “hands-on” demonstrations when provided.
Request inservices on less familiar procedures / equipment.
Attend classes / workshops to update scrub skills in various specialties.
Request cases that will update current skill and ability.
Share knowledge with OR team.
Facilitate the availability of supplies, and properly maintained equipment and Instruments for surgical cases.
Assists in procuring supplies, equipment, and instrumentation for each case as indicated by Physician Preference Directory (PPD).
Check PPD for accuracy before opening a room.
Check integrity of instrumentation and equipment.
Provide sterile instrumentation for surgical cases.
Use aseptic technique in opening the room.
Check sterile indicators.
Observe for breaks in technique when opening items.
Check integrity of the packaging.
Observe for moisture in sterile packaging.
Follow procedure and parameters for Flash / Chemical Sterilization.
Document according to policy.
Maintain a quiet environment during induction of anesthetic and waking the patient.
Keep talking to a minimum.
Limit noisy handling of instruments.
Acknowledge concerns of patient while they are awake.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Washington State Surgical Technologist Registration
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an approved Operation Room Technician Program
H.S. Diploma or GED
About the hospital you will serve:
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Surgical Techs
Req ID: 290385