St. Luke's Health System in the Treasure Valley is seeking a Surgical Tech Apprentice to join our team.
**Must be currently enrolled in the CWI Surgical Tech Program**
The Surgical Technologist Apprentice, under supervision of a Certified Surgical Technologist, performs basic patient care procedures to support the unit/clinic health care team.
Our mission is to cultivate a better-prepared new graduate Certified Scrub Technician through an immersive apprentice program with an experienced mentor relationship with Certified Scrub Technologist preceptors. We aim to improve the new graduate transition.
By the end of the Scrub Technician Apprenticeship Program (ST-A), participants will be able to apply and demonstrate an understanding of basic CST concepts and skills, including patient care, infection control, increased confidence, clinical judgment, and critical thinking skills and apply these skills in the OR setting.
Assists in pre-operative procedures such as assembly, selection of surgical instruments, supplies, and equipment.
Helps prepare, care for, and dispose of specimens taken for laboratory analysis and helps apply dressings.
Applies basic knowledge of anatomy & physiology, medical terminology and microbiology.
Applies basic knowledge in surgical procedures.
Establishes and maintains a sterile field for use during a surgical procedure
Turnover of operating room in a timely manner to include tearing down case, and disposing of sharp and contaminated items in accordance with policy.
Assists with gowning, gloving and draping. Passes instruments, and performs counts according to hospital policy,
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education: High School or GED equivalent.
Licenses/Certifications: Enrolled in Surgical Technologist program.
Why St. Luke's
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke's Health System. We are the state's largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We're proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.
For more information, please contact Matt Feurer at email@example.com or 208-814-2552
*St. Luke's is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.
As the only Idaho-based, not-for-profit health system, St. Luke’s Health System is part of the communities we serve, with local physicians and boards who further our organization’s mission “To improve the health of people in our region.” Working together, we share resources, skills, and knowledge to provide the best possible care, no matter which of our hospitals you choose.