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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Surgical Technologist - Labor and Delivery in Seattle, Washington

Surgical Technologist - Labor and Delivery

Virginia Mason Medical CenterSeattle, Washington

The posted compensation range of $30.35 - $42.10 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-282107 Employment Type Full Time Department Surgical Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule Sunday - Saturday (6:30pm - 7:00am) Remote No Category Technician


*Sign on bonus for experienced external Surgical Techs new to VMFH- sign on's based on experience and FTE*

We're proud to share that Virginia Mason Medical Center was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington ( state by U.S. News & World Report.

At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.


Experienced Surgical Technologists who specialize in labor and delivery are being recruited for our new Birth Center opening at Virginia Mason Seattle in the summer of 2020. The state of the art Birth Center is a joint venture between Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan. The 20,000 square-foot birth center will combine CHI Franciscan's regional leadership in personalized obstetric care with Virginia Mason's focus on quality and innovation.

The Virginia Mason Birth Center is located at the Floyd & Delores Jones Pavilion at Virginia Mason. Located on Level 16, the new facility offers panoramic views of the city, mountains and Puget Sound. The new Birth Center includes: - 6 post-partum beds; 3 labor and delivery rooms; 2 bay OB triage area with 1-2 ORs, and 5 Level II Nursery Beds; plus an option for patients to access a labor tub, and have a water birth - Family provided doulas will be welcome and unit will accommodate presence of siblings.

As a Surgical Technologist you are an integral part of the medical practitioner team, providing surgical care to patients to facilitate safe and effective completion of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. You may assist with instrumentation in vaginal deliveries, perform stocking duties, scheduling procedures, and assist with ensuring the department is compliant with environment of care requirements. The Surgical Technologist will be accountable for utilizing and keeping current on the application of sterile and aseptic technique, surgical procedures, implementation tools and technologies, human anatomy as well as collaborating and communicating effectively with the inter-disciplinary team to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive and therapeutic procedures.

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!

"We deliver inspired people to do meaningful work."


We require:

  • Completion of an accredited Surgical Technologist program.

  • A minimum of six months operating room work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities is preferred.

  • Current registration with the State of Washington as a Surgical Technician.

  • Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.

  • A high school diploma or GED is required for this position.

  • Ability to take night and/or weekend call required.

  • A working knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and working knowledge of pharmacology and medical terminology.

  • Understanding of instrumentation and equipment, and skill in establishing and maintaining a sterile field and in draping a patient.

  • Excellent communication skills a must.

  • Ability to act as a member of the team and to anticipate the needs of a surgeon and patient essential.

  • Must be able to operate effectively in emergency and stressful situations.

  • Ability to independently lift up to 20 pounds, grasping and manual dexterity required to hand and/or finger items frequently (sometimes continuously).

  • Must be able to maintain a retracted position for up to one hour.

  • Clear visual and auditory acuity with or without accommodation required to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Extensive walking, sitting, standing, lifting, stretching, and bending required (the staff member is expected to use, demonstrate, and teach good body mechanics).

  • Ability to move equipment using a wheeled cart.

We offer a competitive salary and benefit package including. There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.

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