$10,000 Sign-On Bonus (Externals Only) and Relocation Available
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Surgical Technologist (1.0 FTE, DAY SHIFT) to work in Orthopedic Surgery at
Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
The Surgical Technologist (ST) is responsible for facilitating the surgical procedure through the assembly of
instrumentation, equipment and supplies. The Surgical Technologist work as a member of the surgical team under the
supervision of a registered nurse, with the surgeon, anesthesiologist, and other medical support personnel to provide
patient care in a manner consistent with the mission, vision and values of the Surgical Services department and Swedish
In this position you will:
and arranges instruments, according to instruction. Maintains supply of fluids and medications labeled and ready for use
during operation. Hands instruments and supplies to surgeon, holds retractors, cuts sutures, and performs other tasks
as directed by surgeon during operation. Anticipates the needs of the surgical team and facilitates the progress of the
with members of the surgical team in the updating and maintenance of preference cards.
age and size of patient as a relevant factor, and applies appropriate skills in preparation for surgical intervention.
sterilization of instruments. Competent in use of washer, autoclaves and Steris.
knowledge of good sterile technique. Collaborates with circulating nurse to up-hold AORN standards as adopted by the
Swedish Medical Center Policies and Procedures. Assists as necessary in holding retractors and cutting sutures.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
About the First Hill Campus:
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system.
Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III
neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the
region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Surgical Techs
Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 295027