Surgery Tech III FT Variable Shifts
Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center - Denver, CO

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This position supports the mission of Presbyterian/St Luke's Medical Center of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. The Surgical Technician III will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide assistance during the surgical procedures performed in the department in the scrub role. The Surgical Technician III is experienced in all aspects of aseptic technique, setting up the required equipment and sterile supplies as needed for their assigned cases; pulling cases as needed, breaking down cases at the end of the procedure, sets up operating room and supplies needed for day/following day's schedule. He/she is knowledgeable regarding instrumentation, equipment and supply needs for all types of surgical procedures. The Surgical Technician III must be competent as a Surgical Technician II, demonstrating basic to advanced knowledge and skills in the scrub role, in multiple surgical specialties performed in the department (i.e. Revision Total Joints, Ophthalmology/Retinal, Complex Vascular, Complex spines with instrumentation, Pediatrics, Major Orthopedics, Free Flaps/Limb Preservation procedures, Craniofacial procedures and Cardiac). He/she acts as a preceptor, resource and mentor for new staff members, surgical technician students and existing staff. He/she is available for call on an assigned/scheduled basis as required by unit need. When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor, consistent with his/her scope of practice He/she is available for call on an assigned/ scheduled basis as required by unit need. When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor, consistent with his/her scope of practice.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Completion of an accredited Surgical Technician program. Certification preferred. Surgical registry required. BLS required.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Graduate of Surgical Technician Program.
Experience: One years experience as a Surgical Technician II in the Main OR. Ability to meet the requirements of Surgical Technician III position.
Special Qualifications: Advanced knowledgeable of surgical procedures, equipment and instrumentation. Must be able to precept and mentor new and existing staff members in the role of a Surgical Technician.

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