Certified Surgical Technologist – Certified Surgical Tech job in Portland, OR

  • Profession:

    Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Specialty:

    Certified Surgical Tech
  • Location:

    Portland, OR
  • Start date:

    2021-08-09
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    242159

Certified Surgical Tech (CST) Travel Job

Certified Surgical Technicians CST scrub in on orthopedic, spine, urology, and pain management cases. CSTs must work well with other health team members to achieve total patient care. Our preferred Certified Surgical Tech candidate is well-organized and good at anticipating the surgeon’s needs.

Certified Surgical Tech (CST) Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the presence of all instruments, equipment, and supplies necessary for procedures; inspect instruments to ensure all required items are available.
  • CST performs surgical scrub technique and gown and glove procedure for self and surgical team; maintains a sterile field and take immediate action to correct any breaks in technique.
  • Perform specimen reconciliation and care for and identify specimens.
  • Certified Surgical Technician assists with procedure room turnovers and close-of-day activities.
  • Transfer specimens to pathology for pickup.
  • CST documents patient-care records and other forms according to facility policies and procedures.
  • Assist the physician and occasionally an RN during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • CST cleans clinical area before and after procedures and properly dispose of contaminated supplies and equipment.
  • Provide and maintain a safe environment for the patient and staff by complying with facility requirements and safety standards.
  • CST assists in the transport and positioning of patients when necessary.
  • Certified Surgical Tech washes, assembles, sterilizes, and stores instruments and supplies, and ensures they are static functional and sterile.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly instrument/equipment processing area (e.g., inventory, shelves, counters, equipment), determine whether each item is in good working condition, and check equipment indicators for proper static functions.
  • CST assists circulating nurse in obtaining supplies, equipment, and opening rooms, as necessary.
  • CST leak tests scope after every procedure and inspects instruments/equipment for damage and defects.

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a Registered Nurse – You and your referral both get $500 with GIFTED’s Refer an RN Friend Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS

As part of a larger healthcare system in Oregon, this 523-bed facility is home to the world’s most advanced operating room suite for brain tumors, with the West Coast’s only movable intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging. This facility is a Top 100 Hospital, having been awarded by Solucient 10 times and has also received Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Services from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. This facility has an EPIC EMR system, providing the most up-to-date information regarding patients’ care and treatment to its nurses, physicians and facilities.

As one of the most flourishing cities on the West Coast, Portland, OR known as the City of Roses and is full of cultural fun! Enjoy a cup of locally roasted coffee or check out the art galleries on the first Thursday of every month. For outdoor recreation, there couldn’t be a better place to live. Explore Forest Park where you can hike, bike, walk, or jog over 70 miles of paths or get into water sports along the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. Spend some time at Washington Park, home to the Japanese Garden, the International Rose Test Garden, the Oregon Zoo, paths, flower displays, and fountains. On Saturday mornings, before or after your shift, check out the Saturday Market to purchase exotic and farm fresh foods as well as unique souvenirs. With some of the most pedestrian friendly streets in the country, lined with delicious food trucks, this city has some of the best and most affordable street food in the country.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a Certified Surgical Technologist at GIFTED? We do!


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