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For 120 years, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center has been responding to the healthcare needs of those living in the Lewis-Clark Valley and surrounding rural communities. St. Joe’s is the largest full-service regional medical center between Boise, Idaho and Spokane, Washington, providing advanced-level specialty care with more than 120 board-certified physicians and providers. Learn more about St. Joseph Regional Medical Center at our hospital website.

Full-Time Certified Surgical Technologist in Lewiston Idaho

Lewiston, Idaho
Facility St. Joseph Regional Medical Center
Req ID 514264 Post Date 07/10/2024
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$20,000 Sign-On Bonus, Relocation Assistance & Housing Allowance Available!

**Minimum of 1-year of Operating Room experience required to qualify for the Sign-on Bonus**

The work location for this position is in Lewiston, Idaho

Benefits May Include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401k w/ employer match
  • Short & Long-term disabilities
  • Life & AD&D insurances
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pet Insurance
  • and more…

Hours: 6:30am - 5:00pm

Call Schedule: 1 day/week and 1 weekend/month ($4.00/hour while on call)

Call Back: minimum of 2-hours of pay when called in at time & one half

Shift Differential: (pay is based on majority of hours worked)

  • Evening Shift (3pm – 11:30pm) = 8%
  • Night Shift (11:00pm – 7:30am) = 11%
  • No Weekend Differential

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center’s (SJRMC) Operating Room is looking for caring & compassionate Certified Surgical Technologists who want to be part of a dynamic team. You will work closely with exceptional team members within a robust department of Operating Room staff, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) staff, Day Surgery & Infusion staff and many more.

You may be wondering if you can be a part of the perioperative services staff here at SJRMC, the answer is yes. We offer positions for Certified Surgical Technologists, RNs, LPNs, and CNAs that work to support the needs of surgeons performing high quality and responsible care to the patients that come through the department every single day.

Equipped with seven (7) operating suites and state of the art surgical technology is what sets SJRMC apart in the Lewis Clark Valley here in Lewiston, Idaho. We are proud to be home of a VELYS™ Robotic-Assisted Solution and the da Vinci Xi Surgical System providing robotic-assisted surgery by Intuitive. There are many surgical specialties housed here at SJRMC, such as, general surgery, neurology, neurology-spine, orthopedics, orthopedic-spine, obstetrics, gynecology, ear-nose-throat, and podiatry, just to list a few. 

Primary Duties

  • Functions as a member of the sterile team
  • Assists in readying room, opening supplies, performs surgical scrub, sets up back table and prepares anticipated instruments, equipment and supplies
  • Assists with draping and establishing sterile field  
  • Anticipates needs and passes instruments, sutures, etc., according to need
  • Assures safe, sterile environment through use of scrupulous aseptic technique
  • Completes Needle and sponge counts with circulating nurse
  • Shares on-call rotation with other staff member

Scion Health considers a consistently positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous, and professional attitude to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to roll up their sleeves and pitch in as necessary to get the job done.

Employees must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: (a) can get along with co-workers or peers without exhibiting behavioral extremes, (b) perform work activities requiring negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading, or speaking with others; and (c) respond appropriately to constructive feedback from a supervisor.

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances (e.g., emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.


  • Graduate of an accredited course and Surgical Technician Certification (CST) is preferred at time of employment.
  • Certification is required within 6-months of employment.
  • Minimum of 2-years of Ortho/Neuro & General Surgery experience preferred
  • Must have knowledge of principles and procedures related to surgery.
  • Current BLS on first day or to be assigned by the Learning Center

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