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Legacy Health Surgical Technologist - Women's Services in Vancouver, Washington

The birth of a child is exciting, frantic, intense and beautiful. You understand all of the emotions involved, and so you strive to create an atmosphere that is safe, welcoming and nurturing for everyone. Whether working within labor & delivery, family birth centers or newborn nurseries, you extend your compassion and skill to patients and their families. In addition to making sure that surgical sites are sterilized and fully equipped, you offer basic patient care with a kind touch that exemplifies the Legacy mission of making life better for others.

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center is Southwest Washington’s most modern hospital, offering the latest technology in a setting designed for comfort and care for the whole family. We feature innovations in joint replacement, robotic surgery, pelvic health for women, cancer care, intensive care for newborns, neurosurgery, medical care for children and more.

The Women’s Services Surgical Technologist functions as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide family-centered patient care across Women’s services units including labor and delivery, family birth centers, and newborn nurseries. This individual assists at the surgical field passing instruments and supplies to other members of the surgical team. Participates in preparing and equipping the surgical suites, and maintains sterile technique while providing supplies and instruments for various procedures. Provides basic patient care and unit support under the direct supervision of an RN. This role performs a broad range of tasks essential to safe and efficient patient care, but not requiring RN level licensure or skills.


1 year Surgical Technologist experience preferred. Women’s Services experience preferred.


High school diploma or equivalent.

Graduation from an accredited Surgical Technologist program or completion of a military training program for surgical technologists.

As of January 1, 2017, in lieu of the formal Surgical Technologist training program requirement, may substitute professional experience if candidate has worked 2 out of last 3 years as Surgical Technologist.


Basic level patient care skills per requirements of the position.

Basic medical terminology.

Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.

Ability to understand and apply principles of sterile technique and surgical procedures within the scope of the position

Able to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize multiple assignments.

Flexibility and willingness to adapt to a changing environment and circumstances.


Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled


American Heart Association approved BLS certification required.

For new hires after July 1, 2016 not meeting the previous experience provision noted in the Education section: Current certification as Surgical Technologist or certification as Surgical Technologist within 12 months of graduation from Surg Tech program.

State of Washington:

Registered Surgical Technologist (RST) with State of WA required.

Posting Title: Surgical Technologist - Women's Services

Job Req #: 22-29254

Name: Womens Svcs

FTE for each opening (not total FTE across all openings for multiple openings). If less than 1.0 please enter leading 0 before the decimal, e.g. 0.2: 0.00

Job_Commensurate with Experience: USD $31.35/Hr. - USD $44.83/Hr.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Shift Differentials: Eves $1.40/hr, Nts $2.50/hr, Wknd $2.00/hr

Critical to Fill: Yes

Union: Non-union

Work Days: Variable schedule, with weekends/holidays

Shift Start Time (HH:MM AM or PM): 06:00

External Company Name: Legacy Health

External Company URL:

Street: 2211 NE 139th St