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Surgical Tech - CVOR

SCL Health System Denver, CO

Job Description

Surgical Tech - CVOR-18000493 

When you choose us for surgery, you'll be in the capable hands of an expert surgical team at Lutheran Medical Center with a track record of success.

Surgical specialties

You may need surgery for any number of reasons. Perhaps you were in a bad accident or have just received a cancer diagnosis. You could have a loved one who has a GI issue or a heart concern. Any of these conditions may need a surgical procedure.

In addition to general surgery, which treats a broad range of conditions, our surgical services include:


This position assists the Cardiovascular surgical team (CVOR)  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.
  • 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,  required
  • Two years of surgical tech experience in CVOR is strongly preferred


: Lutheran Medical Center, Wheat Ridge, CO

Primary Location

: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Wheat Ridge
Department: LMC-Operating Room


: Full-time


: Day Shift

Job Posting

: Jan 30, 2018, 2:56:27 PM
FTE: 1.0

 Allied Health


: Heather Bower

Job Details

Date Posted May 13, 2018
Date Closes June 12, 2018
Requisition 18000493
Located In Denver, CO
SOC Category 00-0000.00