Certified Surgical Technologist
Elko, NV Elko Community Health Center, LLC


Elko Community Health Center is a brand new, state-of-the-art ASC in Elko, Nevada, with adjoining physician’s offices and medical imaging. With 17 beds, Elko CHC provides a range of specialty care, including general surgery, cardiology, orthopedics, podiatry, ENT and spinal surgery in a gorgeous frontier setting, and we are excited to hire a stellar team to deliver our patients the best quality of care.

Elko CHC is a subsidiary of Community Health Development Partners, a development company increasing access to health, wellness, and medical services to rural and underserved communities across the United States.

What we offer: 

· A welcoming, inclusive culture, patient-centered core values we live every day

· Competitive compensation

· Recruitment / relocation bonuses

· Paid holidays

· Paid vacation and sick leave

· A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance, a Health Savings Account option, a 401K match and contribution plan

· Employer paid - Basic Life insurance coverage 

· Employer paid – Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage

· Employee Assistance Program

· A generous budget and paid time off for continuing education and professional development opportunities

· and so much more!


Role Description: 

Surgical technologists are allied health professionals, working closely with the surgical team to promote safe patient care, ensure all instruments and equipment are in good working order, and facilitate a smooth procedure with minimal complications. Surgical technologists function as the scrub person in the Operating or procedure room, using robust knowledge of anatomy, surgical procedures and implementation, tools, and technologies, to facilitate a physician’s performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.



Key Responsibilities

· Familiarity with surgical instruments, equipment, and trays. 

· Comfortable assisting with a variety of surgical procedures.

· Functions as a surgical scrub during operative and other invasive procedures

· Remains calm under pressure, responds to life-saving situations as needed.

· At the end of the procedure, prepares surgical instruments at the point of care (Operating or procedure room) according to policy/protocol, prior to transport to decontamination.

· Safely transports equipment to the decontamination areas using appropriate biohazard containers.

· Assists with post-procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure rooms and the preparation of the room for subsequent patients.

· Follows AST, AORN and other best practice standards and guidelines for perioperative/surgical technology practice.

· Maintains privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.

· Promotes and role models collegial, collaborative relationships with all members of the interprofessional team.

· Provides age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice.

Physical Requirements:

· All applicants must be physically able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.

Minimum Requirements:

· Associates Degree or certificate in a healthcare or related field

· At least two years of experience in a healthcare setting

· Education in medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· Patient-focused, and team oriented

Salary Description
Starting at $24 per hour; dependent on experience