Part-Time Certified Surgical Technologist - Las Vegas, NV

Zoek Pin East Las Vegas, NV


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 36 days ago

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintains appropriate surgical environment for patients

  • Assists surgeon as required to perform and finish procedures

  • Assists in updating and maintaining surgeon preference cards

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, clean, and disinfect instrumentation, equipment, and GI scopes

  • Maintains courteous rapport and effective communication with staff and surgeons

  • Assist as needed to finish procedures within their scope and training

  • Assist in compliance activities to maintain facility accreditation

  • Position will be in the Tenaya and Charleston surgery centers and it is only 32 hours a week

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:

  • High School Diploma OR GED equivalent

  • Graduate from an accredited Surgical Technology program/or Military Training equivalent

  • Current Surgical Technology Certificate

  • BLS/CPR at time of hire

  • 1+ years of Operating Room/Surgical Tech experience outside of internship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Operating Room/Surgical Tech experience outside of internship (varied background in general surgery, ophthalmology, ortho, gyn etc.)

  • GI Technician experience

  • Ability to sit/stand for long periods; ability to walk 2+ hours

  • Capability for occasional overhead and low reaching

  • Physical strength for equipment needs and patient-care activities

  • Visual and auditory acuity for timely response and patient-care assessment activities

  • Ability to move quickly in response to patient needs

  • Ability to make frequent judgments and respond to routine problems

  • Ability to make occasional judgments and respond to disasters or emergencies, actual events, or drills

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare’s support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

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

Job Keywords: Surgical Technician, GI, ophthalmology, GYN, ENT, oral max, dental, GI, pain, podiatry, orthopedic, general, cardiology, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

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