Job Posted August 16, 2021

Surgical Tech

Opening with Proliance Surgery Center at Rainier
Job Role: Clinical
Job Type: Full Time

Overview

Position Summary

Proliance Surgery Center at Rainier is seeking an experienced Surgical Technologist to join our team. Ideal candidate should have experience as a SURGICAL TECH, preferably in Orthopedics. Current Washington state Registration and BLS required. We are a fast paced orthopedic surgery center with competitive wages and benefits. No weekends, no holidays, no call!

Include, but are not limited to: 

  • Work with all members of the health care team to provide optimal care to the patient throughout their surgical experience.
  • Must have the knowledge and clinical skills to perform the job duties of a SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST.
  • Must be able to make quick assessments and be able to handle emergency situations appropriately.
  • Maintain a friendly, positive and caring attitude with all patients, physicians and staff.
  • Must be willing to take an active role in decontamination and re-sterilization of instruments.
  • Assist in assuring that equipment is functioning properly.
  • Monitor use of all supplies. Assist with inventory control by proper count of supplies/time used.
  • Continue education to meet State requirements and keep current with health care.
  • Display professionalism at work and in the community as a representative of the Center.
  • Take an active role on committees within the department.
  • Identifies actual and potential risk to patients and others and takes action to minimize or eliminate risk and maximize safety.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the ASC Manager.

Adherence to Clinic Policies/Practices:

  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to the organization and is expected to follow instructions from his/her immediate supervisor, physician or administrator.
  • Employees are expected to conform to the policies set forth in the Employee Handbook.
  • Must continually demonstrate the safety procedures for the surgery center and utilize universal precautions where appropriate.
  • Must continually demonstrate appropriate use of body mechanics techniques.
  • As outlined in the Employee Handbook, the employee must be reliable, polite, prompt, and confidential.  The employee must be capable of efficiently but warmly interacting with staff, patients and physicians.  Major responsibilities will be performed according to the direction of their supervisors.
  • Willingness to work within a team to perform all tasks necessary to provide a safe environment of care for patients and a safe working environment for staff
  • Understanding of the need for and evidence of consistent respect for confidentiality
  • Minimum 1-year experience as a Surgical Tech
  • Orthopedic experience preferred
  • Ambulatory Surgery Experience preferred
  • Graduate from an accredited college or Technical Program
  • Current Washington state Surgical Tech Registration

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Excellent decision making skills
  • Knowledge of Surgical instruments, surgical procedures and willingness to learn new procedures.
  • Outpatient clinical organizational ability
  • Ability to remove oneself personally from given situations and remain objective at all times
  • Ability to exhibit cooperation, flexibility, and provide assistance when interfacing with patients, physicians and staff
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Skill in organizing and reporting information that is accurate and complete
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all staff
  • Ability to prepare medical records in accordance with detailed instructions
  • Ability to communicate clearly

  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear
  • The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, and sit
  • Some bending, pushing, pulling, lifting and stretching required
  • Manual dexterity required.
  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours

The work environment/physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

How we are protecting team members from COVID-19?
Employee and patient health and safety is our top priority. At Proliance, we are adhering to CDC, State and local orders regarding COVID-19 and have implemented processes and precautions across our facilities to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Following the most recent vaccination mandate for healthcare workers in Washington State, and our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and patients, all Proliance employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination upon hire, or proof of a medical or religious exemption.

Proliance Surgeons offers a generous benefits package including Medical/RX, Dental, Vision, 401k with profit sharing and more! Plus ALL of our employees enjoy the free perks of our employee purchasing program offering a variety of discounts on purchases made every day – including cell phone service!


Proliance Surgeons is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.


All employment decisions at Proliance Surgeons are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

3801 5th Street SE Suite 210
Puyallup, WA 98374-2106

(253) 435-4783

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