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Surgical Technologist - The Everett Clinic, $5000.00 Sign On Bonus, Edmonds, WA

Company: Nurse.com
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm) -


Surgical Tech 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. -

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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: -

  • Graduation from a post high school education program or associates degree
    Registered with the state of WA after graduation from an approved surgical tech program
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation


    Preferred Qualifications: -

    CST Certification -
    Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)


    To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment -


    Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges. -



    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: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer 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. -


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

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