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SCL Health Surgical Technologist in Miles City, Montana

Job Description:

The OR Tech III performs various duties as a member of the surgical team to ensure a safe and successful operative procedure. This position functions under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and directly reports to Surgical Services management. It is expected that the ORT III will support system wide and surgical operations initiatives and practices. In addition, this person will actively participate in the surgical operations safety plan as outlined.

Posting Specifics

  • Pay Range: $18.65 - $32.07/hour (depending on experience)
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes (Health, Vision, & Dental Insurance, 401(K), education assistance, + many more)
  • Shift Details: Full-time, 40 hours/week. 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Call shifts every 3 weeks.
  • Department: General Surgery, Holy Rosary Hospital (Miles City, Montana)
  • Additional Details:Specialty cases include Ortho, General Surgery, ENT, Robotics, and C-Section.


You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Surgical Technician in the Operating Room.

You know how to stay organized and move fast. You respond calmly in high pressure situations.

You're generous with your thoughts, your partnership and especially your voice in the OR because your opinion matters.

You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.


Holy Rosary Healthcare is part of Intermountain Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 25-bed acute care hospital, residential living community and clinic provide eastern Montana with comprehensive services in one beautiful location. We are fully dedicated to providing care aligned with community needs, and are proud to treat the poor, the vulnerable, our community and each other.

Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.


Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'll honor each other's dignity and surpass the standards we set. We'll encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.

We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll hello and high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.

We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.

Your day.

As a Surgical Tech you need to know how to:

  • Assist surgeon during surgery, handle instruments, retract, assist with equipment and drape patients properly. Set up surgical cases according to the surgeon's preference cards.

  • Practice proper sterile technique and report any variation.

  • Assist as second circulator as necessary.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and perform proper positioning and pull proper prepping materials for per physician's preference.

  • Handle anticipated and unanticipated events and crisis situations in a professional manner.

  • Cover call and respond in a timely manner.

  • Maintain and order supplies.

  • Decontaminate equipment, instruments and supplies and perform terminal cleaning for operating room to ensure a safe patient environment.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and use proper equipment and instrumentation for specific surgeries.

  • Have all supplies and equipment in room. Report any malfunctioning equipment or unusual conditions of ventilation, plumbing, electrical systems, etc.

Your experience.

We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent, required

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, or obtain certification within one (1) month of employment, required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Successful completion of an accredited Operating Room/Surgical Tech program, required

  • Current certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist

  • 1 year of OR scrubbing experience is preferred

  • 1year of clinical experience in an accredited hospital is preferred

Your next move.

Now that you know more about being a Surgical Tech on our team we hope you'll join us. At Intermountain Health you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.
  • Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
  • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
  • Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.
  • Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
  • May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Anticipated job posting close date:



Holy Rosary Hospital

Work City:

Miles City

Work State:


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$18.65 - $32.07

We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers, and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers; and our commitment todiversity, equity, and inclusion.

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities