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Optum Surgical Tech No Weekends 3K SIGN ON BONUS in Seattle, Washington

This position is eligible for a $3,000 sign on bonus!

First Hill Surgery Center, Part of Optum is seeking a Surgical/Operating Room Technician to join their team full-time to work in an ambulatory surgery center in Seattle, WA.


First Hill Surgery Center


Full Time; 4/10's, Days TBD

Part time and per diem shifts also available!

The Surgical/OR Tech functions as an integral member of the team and is responsible for three phases of patient care or surgical case management, with minimal direction or supervision from their surgical team members. These include pre-operative, intraoperative and post-operative functions. All surgical team members must adhere to the principles of asepsis and the practice of sterile technique. Honesty and moral integrity are necessary to uphold these standards.

The Surgical/OR Tech is responsible for and not limited to:

Preoperative Case Management

  • Don operating room (OR) attire and personal protective equipment

  • Prepare the OR

  • Gather necessary equipment and supplies

  • Create and maintain the sterile field

  • "Scrub" and don sterile gown and gloves

  • Organize the sterile field for use

  • Count necessary items

  • Assist team members during entry of the sterile field

  • Expose the operative site with sterile drapes

Intraoperative Case Management

  • Maintain the sterile field

  • Pass instrumentation, equipment, and supplies to the surgeon and surgical assistant as needed

  • Assess and predict (anticipate) the needs of the patient and surgeon and provide the necessary items in order of need

  • Medication preparation and handling

  • Count necessary items

  • Specimen care

  • Dressing application

Postoperative Case Management

  • Maintenance of the sterile field until the patient is transported

  • Removal of used instruments, equipment, and supplies from the OR

  • Care and maintenance of instruments, equipment, and supplies following use

  • Preparation of the OR for the next patient

  • Perform other related duties as assigned, including supply order and rotation to CSSD as assigned.

Preferred Experience and Credentials


  • High school diploma or its equivalency

  • Graduation from a school of surgical technology OR

  • Three to five years of on-the-job training in a hospital setting OR

  • Three to five years training in the military service of the United States


  • CPR certification required

  • Surgical Technician Registration in Washington state required

  • Operating room technician certificate preferred


  • Two to five years prior surgical technician experience preferred

  • Previous ambulatory surgery center experience preferred

  • Previous experience processing instruments preferred

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.

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are 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. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace.

Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.