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Surgical Technologist - Labor & Delivery at Virginia Mason Medical Center

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Type: Part Time
Location: Seattle, Washington





Job Description:

Job Number: 200606

Department: VM Birth Center Alliance w/CHI - Labor & Delivery

Hours: 7pm to 7am

Night Shift - 12 hour shifts

Experienced Surgical Technologists who specialize in labor and delivery are being recruited for our new Birth Center opening at Virginia Mason Seattle in the summer of 2020. The state of the art Birth Center is a joint venture between Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan.

The 20,000 square-foot birth center will combine CHI Franciscan s regional leadership in personalized obstetric care with Virginia Mason s focus on quality and innovation. The Virginia Mason Birth Center will be located at the Floyd & Delores Jones Pavilion at Virginia Mason. Located on Level 16, the new facility will offer panoramic views of the city, the mountains and Puget Sound. The new Birth Center will include:

* 6 post- partum beds; 3 labor and delivery rooms; 2 bay OB triage area with 1-2 ORs, and 5 Level II Nursery Beds; plus an option for patients to access a labor tub, and have a water birth

*

Family provided doulas will be welcome and unit will accommodate presence of siblings.

As a Surgical Technologist you are an integral part of the medical practitioner team, providing surgical care to patients to facilitate safe and effective completion of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. You may assist with instrumentation in vaginal deliveries, perform stocking duties, scheduling procedures, and assist with ensuring the department is compliant with environment of care requirements.

The Surgical Technologist will be accountable for utilizing and keeping current on the application of sterile and aseptic technique, surgical procedures, implementation tools and technologies, human anatomy as well as collaborating and communicating effectively with the inter-disciplinary team to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive and therapeutic procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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Completion
of an accredited Surgical Technologist program.
*

A minimum of six months operating room work experience
that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities is
preferred.
*

Current
registration with the State of Washington as a Surgical Technician.
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Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.
*

A
high school diploma or GED is required for this position.
*

Ability
to take night and/or weekend call required.
*

A
working knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and working knowledge of pharmacology
and medical terminology.
*

Understanding
of instrumentation and equipment, and skill in establishing and maintaining a
sterile field and in draping a patient.
*

Excellent
communication skills a must.
*

Ability
to act as a member of the team and to anticipate the needs of a surgeon and
patient essential.
*

Must
be able to operate effectively in emergency and stressful situations.
*

Ability
to independently lift up to 20 pounds, grasping and manual dexterity required
to hand and/or finger items frequently (sometimes continuously).
*

Must
be able to maintain a retracted position for up to one hour.
*

Clear
visual and auditory acuity with or without accommodation required to perform
the essential functions of the job.
*

Extensive
walking, sitting, standing, lifting, stretching, and bending required (the
staff member is expected to use, demonstrate, and teach good body mechanics).
*

Ability
to move equipment using a wheeled cart.

We offer a competitive salary and benefit package including. There is also the lifestyle benefit that
comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded
by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the
country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and
pleasurably become second nature.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer..


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