Intermountain Healthcare OR Tech II/III in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID:213265
Greater Salt Lake area
Details:

About Us

What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve theextraordinary together .

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining with a world-class team of over 36,000 employees and 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.

Job Description

This position performs various duties as a member of the surgical team to assist the team in ensuring that the operative procedure goes smoothly and quickly and that a safe surgical experience is provided for the patient. This position functions under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and reports administratively to Surgical Services management. Employees in this job also function in an on-going capacity as a designated lead and expert for an assigned specialty area. Duties include general oversight of the area, coordinating assignments and ensuring proper staffing, responding appropriately to questions and issues, training and validating competency of existing staff, and orienting new hires.

Essential Job Duties

  • Ensure room and all surgical items meet sterilization criteria.
  • Maintains sterile field and safe environment.
  • Prepares room and instruments for surgical procedure.
  • Assist 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.
  • Actively participating in training and mentoring.
  • Function in an on-going capacity as a designated lead and expert for an assigned specialty area. Duties include:

  • general oversight of the area,

  • coordinating assignments and ensuring proper staffing,
  • responding appropriately to questions and issues,
  • training and validating competency of existing staff,
  • orienting new hires.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: $18.78
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Shift Details: Part-Time 24 Hours
  • Department: L37500-22104 Operating Rooms
  • Location: Riverton Hospital
  • Additional Details: Candidates will be considered at an Or Tech II or II based on experience

Minimum Requirements

  • Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.
  • 3000 hours (equal to 2.5 years of full-time) experience in a surgical setting (up to 6 months can be CP experience).
  • Must be competent and proficient in either General Surgery and 2 specialty areas or All surgical procedures performed in the department.

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

Preferred Requirements

  • National OR Tech Certification (this certification is required within 6 months of hire/transfer into this job, and must also be maintained).

Please Note

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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 24

Primary Work Location Riverton Hospital

Expertise Patient Care Support / Technicians

Job Type Part Time

Location US-UT-Salt Lake City