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Surgical Tech - The Everett Clinic

Optum
401(k)
United States, Washington, Everett
December 11, 2023

$7,500 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Position in this function is responsible for working with the surgical team to insure that quality care is given to the patient. Works with team members in providing assistance to the Surgeon by being familiar with the surgical procedure, instruments, supplies and equipment.

Primary Responsibilities:



  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate Optum's commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care and concern with each and every internal and external customer
  • Assumes the responsibility of a Scrub Nurse
  • Functions as the Sterile Assistant to the Surgeon
  • Assists in the assessment, planning and implementation of care given to the surgical patient
  • Demonstrates ability to use supplies, equipment and instruments appropriately
  • Follows strict principles of aseptic technique both in procedures and in processing of equipment and instrumentation
  • Demonstrates competence in assisting with surgical procedures
  • Demonstrates knowledge of health and safety policies and procedures, regulatory agency requirements, quality improvement process, facility and departmental policies, procedures and protocols
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Universal Body Precautions
  • Participates in the identification and implementation of improvements in the delivery of quality care
  • Responds expediently and courteously to requests for help from patients and staff
  • Uses judgment in seeking consultation from circulating Nurse and other unit Nursing staff
  • Maintains composure and initiates emergency care as appropriate according to ACLS guidelines
  • Works with team members in the selection of supplies, instrumentation and equipment needed for patient care
  • Works with team members in the processing of sterile supplies, instruments and equipment and their replacement to proper areas
  • Assists Anesthesia staff as requested
  • Uses, protects, and discloses Optum patients' protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards
  • Performs additional duties as assigned



You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:



  • Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technologists
  • Current WA State Surgical Technologist Registration (ST)
  • Current AHA - BLS Certification or willing to obtain within 30 days



Preferred Qualifications:



  • Current ORT (Operating Room Technician) certification
  • 2+ years of experience as a surgical technologist in an acute care setting or a busy multi-specialty ASC



Washington Residents Only: The hourly range for Washington residents is $16.00 to $31.44 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment

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