SCL Health Surgical Technician Operating Room in Denver, Colorado

This position assists the surgical team by acting as the primary scrub personwho handles the instruments, supplies and equipment during surgicalprocedures. Maintains constant vigilance for the maintenance of the sterilefield. * Checks supplies/instrumentation and equipment needed for surgicalprocedures and ensures they are working properly. * Opens sterile supplies and sets up the table for each surgicalprocedure. * Provides a sterile field for surgical procedures. Ensures that themembers of the surgical team are properly attired and assists the surgeon withdraping the patient to isolate the operative site. * Assists in the maintenance of the sterile field by applying principlesof aseptic techniques and informing the surgeon/surgical team of infractions. * Passes instruments and supplies to the surgeon. * Counts sponges and sharps with the RN prior to the surgery and beforethe incision is closed. * Cleans and prepares the instruments for sterilization. * Assists in the maintenance of specialty surgical services. * Prepares the sterile dressing for the patients incision. The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended tobe a comprehensive list of essential functions. Qualifications * High School diploma or equivalent, required * Successful completion of an accredited Operating Room/Surgical Techprogram, required * Current certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist, required * Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtaincertification within one month of employment, required * Two years of surgical tech experience, preferredEmployer's Job# 17005990Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOEstatement.