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Logan Health Surgical Technologist - $10,000 Sign On Bonus in Kalispell, Montana

Job Description Summary:

This position is a member of the surgical team and provides care to the patient during the peri-operative period. Possess knowledge and understanding of the types of procedures performed with the correct application of the instruments used. Arranges the instrumentation to achieve maximum efficiency during an operative procedure, anticipates the needs of the surgeon, maintains the integrity of the sterile field, and participates in counts.


  • LH Whitefish assignment:

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience or certification required.

  • Surgical Technologist experience required in all of the below areas:

  • ENT

  • General Surgery

  • OB/GYN

  • Orthopedics

  • Robotics

  • Urology

  • LH Medical Center assignment:

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience or certification required.

  • Surgical Technologist experience preferred in all of the below areas:

  • Dental

  • ENT

  • General Surgery

  • Neurosurgery

  • OB/GYN

  • Orthopedics

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

  • Pediatrics

  • Plastics/Breasts

  • Podiatry

  • Robotics

  • Surgical Oncology

  • Thoracic

  • Urology

  • Vascular

  • Surgical Technologist Certification through the certifying body of the Association of Surgical Technologists, Inc. preferred.

  • Current AHA BLS Certification or must successfully obtain within two (2) months of hire.

  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.

  • Commitment to working in a team environment and maintaining confidentiality as needed.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.

  • Possess and maintain computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other software as needed.

Job Specific Duties:

  • Participates in the planning process for surgical procedures.

  • Accurately selects all equipment and supplies needed for surgical cases.

  • Accurately sets up sterile table with instruments, supplies, equipment, and solutions as needed for procedure

  • Using proper application of the aseptic technique when opening surgical supplies to the sterile field, and while organizing the sterile supplies and equipment for procedures.

  • Performs proper hand washing protocol, donning of sterile attire, and begin preparations for the surgical procedure per department procedures.

  • Exhibits proper usage of surgical drapes to cover patients. Maintains and exhibits highest standard of sterile technique during procedures.

  • Ensures a safe environment for the patient by maintaining the integrity of the sterile field per department protocol.

  • Evaluates all instrumentation and technical equipment to assure it is in proper and safe working condition. Communicates faulty or broken instruments to Sterile Processing.

  • Exhibits knowledge of the structure and function of the human anatomy and appropriate interventions to prevent and/or minimize trauma to the patient.

  • Properly utilizes surgical instruments to assist the surgeon during the procedure.

  • Participates in counts prior to, during and the end of a procedure per department procedures.

  • Provides care to the patient in the application of dressings and while transferring the patient to the recovery area.

  • Works in a calm and efficient manner and exhibits an excellent working knowledge of surgical asepsis and breaks in technique.

  • Checks assigned specialty non-stock and stock supplies to ensure an adequate quantity is available for procedures per department procedures.

  • Communicates issues in maintaining supply levels to appropriate stakeholder per department protocol.

  • Collaborates with stakeholders in maintaining and updating the preference cards/pick lists.

  • Exhibits a commitment to professionalism while undertaking and completing all departmental competencies.

  • Performs administrative duties, advises leadership of status changes, and works collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Exhibits knowledge of medications used during the intra-operative period.

  • Completes additional work-related developments per department protocol.

  • Trains Surgical Technologist staff per department protocol.

  • Covers multiple area(s) as trained and per scope of practice. Area(s) to include CST and CS.

  • Anticipates the surgeon’s needs and reacts accordingly. Efficiently passes the appropriate instrumentation, sutures and supplies to surgeons and/or assistant.

  • Assists as directed in cutting sutures and keeping track of items such as sponges, needles, etc.

  • Assists with the preparation and disposal of lab specimens as directed. Assists team members with cleaning of room.

  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.

As applicable to Logan Health Whitefish (LHW) assignment:

  • Processes and sterilizes instruments

  • Cleans and lubricates instruments and checks the integrity of instruments.

  • Accurately assembles instrument trays, prepares and labels for sterilization.

  • Exhibits knowledge and understanding with the operation of sterilizers, the methods for sterilization, and high-level disinfection.

  • Cross-trained to cover PST (housekeeping job duties).

    The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.

    Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.


Day Shift - 8 Hours (United States of America)

Schedule Details:

Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.


Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.

Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements

If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:

  • Criminal background check

  • Reference checks

  • Drug Screening

  • Health and Immunizations Screening

  • Physical Demand Review/Screening

Equal Opportunity Employer

Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.

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