Centura Health Surgical Technologist-Union in Pueblo, Colorado

With a tradition of caring that began nearly 135 years ago, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, is home to the nationally recognized Dorcy Cancer Center, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, a nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence (NAPBC) and the only hospital in Pueblo with da Vinci robotic surgical technology. St. Mary-Corwin provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Pueblo and the surrounding region. This hospital has long been known for providing exceptional service and leading-edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest standards of care. Our areas of specialty include trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, stroke, cardiology, da Vinci minimally-invasive surgery, cancer and oncology, diabetes care/education, sports medicine and more. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmarycorwin.org/.

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 109579_

_Recruiter Contact: Theresa Manous, TheresaManous@centura.org_

_Clinic/Department:_* 7211 SMC SURGERY*

_Hospital:_* ST MARY CORWIN HOSPITAL*

_Schedule: Full Time_

_Shift: Variable_

_POSITON SUMMARY_

The Certified Surgical Technologist works under the supervision of the RN in delivering safe and effective care to the patient during the intraoperative period. The surgical technologist possesses expertise in theory and application of aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures and implementation of tools and technology to prepare for procedures and facilitate the physician’s performance of procedures. Duties of the surgical technologist may be performed in operating rooms, labor and delivery, and other areas where invasive procedures are performed. Duties may include precepting new staff and students.

_EDUCATION_

High School Diploma or GED

Graduate of an approved surgical tech program required.

_LICENSE/CERTIFICATION_

Certified Surgical Technologist within 1 year of hire required.

BLS (CPR)

_EXPERIENCE_

No previous experience

_PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS_

Heavy Work - exert/lift up to 100 lbs. force occasionally, and/or 50 lbs. frequently, and/or 20 lbs. constantly.

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.