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Company: Alaska Regional Hospital
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:


Alaska Regional is hiring a Surgical Support Tech!

HCA Healthcare’s Alaska Regional Hospital is known for our expertise, compassion and skills.  We are committed to delivering superior, patient-centered care to every patient on every visit for our 250-bed facility.  Alaska Regional has received 5-star ratings for heart attack treatment (3 years in a row), bowel obstruction treatment, and colorectal surgery (Healthgrades 2019).

Based in Anchorage, Alaska Regional is located in a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to have fun. Alaska boasts of some of the most incredible scenic beauty around the world which draws visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home.

We are part of the HCA Healthcare network - which includes more than 300 affiliate facilities across the country – offering our colleagues the opportunity for travel and relocation. HCA Healthcare and Alaska Regional are driven by our mission to care for and improve human life to create a positive impact in our community.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professionals like you to be a part of our team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!

We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity!

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Perioperative RN, the Surgical Support Tech functions as part of the Perioperative team. The Surgical Support Tech anticipates equipment needs for turnover cases and sets up the case equipment in the OR for the next scheduled cases. The Surgical Support Tech works with the intraoperative team to successfully turnover operating rooms between cases. Turnover duties include, but are not limited to, removing garbage and biohazardous materials, cleaning horizontal and vertical surfaces, mopping floors, positioning equipment, handling and delivering sterile supplies to the sterile field, handling and delivering sterile instruments to the sterile field, transferring patients, and transporting patients. Other duties include, but are not limited to, maintaining and storing supplies, maintaining a safe and clean OR environment, transporting lab and blood specimens, and assisting in providing care under the direct supervision of the RN. The Surgical Support Tech may be assigned duties in all perioperative departments including PreOp, Operating Room, Recovery Room, Endoscopy, or Sterile Processing. The Surgical Support Tech will perform other duties within their scope of practice as assigned by the Perioperative leadership team.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and Certification
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology (preferred)
  • 6 months experience in acute care setting (preferred)

Keywords: Alaska Regional Hospital, Anchorage , OR Aide PRN, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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