Surgical Tech - Operating Room

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Unit Description

If you are looking for a medical center that cares for you throughout your entire medical and surgical treatment program, you have come to the right place.

At Good Samaritan Medical Center, we care for our patients from diagnosis to complete recovery. We have a comprehensive team of board certified surgeons who have provide patients with the best surgical care available. We currently have 14 OR rooms including all modalities of OR including the Davinci robot surgical procedures in addition to the new technology for brain stimulation.

Surgery is performed with your comfort in mind. Parents, family members, friends and significant others will have a surgery waiting area in which wait and will join you as soon as possible after your surgery is completed.

Care Site Description

Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.

Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health — and hope — to our patients.

Fast Facts

Lafayette, CO (20 miles northwest of downtown Denver) (estab. 2004)
Community hospital
1,480 associates, 1,040 medical staff and 239 allied health practitioners
234 beds (192 are staffed)
Services & Expertise

Bone & Joint Institute
Cardiac & Vascular Services
Comprehensive Cancer Care
Emergency & Trauma Services
Integrative Care
Senior ER Services
Women's and Family Services
Kudos: Good Samaritan Medical Center offers excellence across the continuum of care for patients.



This  Surgical Tech position assists the surgical team by acting as the primary scrub person who handles the instruments, supplies and equipment during surgical procedures. Maintains constant vigilance for the maintenance of the sterile field.
This position hours are from 11 am to 9  pm which is a mid- shift and eligible for additional evening shift differential of $2.50 for the entire shift.  Great schedule for Monday-Thursday (off each Friday-Sunday) ; will require minimal call shifts.  
  • Checks supplies/instrumentation and equipment needed for surgical procedures and ensures they are working properly.
  • Opens sterile supplies and sets up the table for each surgical procedure.
  • Provides a sterile field for surgical procedures. Ensures that the members of the surgical team are properly attired and assists the surgeon with draping the patient to isolate the operative site.
  • Assists in the maintenance of the sterile field by applying principles of aseptic techniques and informing the surgeon/surgical team of infractions.
  • Passes instruments and supplies to the surgeon.
  • Counts sponges and sharps with the RN prior to the surgery and before the incision is closed.
  • Cleans and prepares the instruments for sterilization.
  • Assists in the maintenance of specialty surgical services.
  • Prepares the sterile dressing for the patient’s incision.

·         The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.       

  • High School diploma or equivalent, required
  • Successful completion of an accredited Operating Room/Surgical Tech program, required
  • Current certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist, required
  • Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification is required
  • Two years of surgical tech experience, preferred
Organization: Good Samaritan Medical Center, Lafayette, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Lafayette
Department: GSMC-Surgery
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Evening Shift
Job Posting: 5/2/2017 10:57:12 PM
FTE: 1.0
Job Number: 17003278
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