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Surgery Technician

Company: Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:


Surgical Technologist  aka OR Technician, Surgical Tech and/or Scrub Technician
$5,000 Sign On Bonus and Relocation Bonus up to $5,000 may be available to candidates with experience
Students Welcome to Apply
Eastern Idaho Medical Center

The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) includes a full-service hospital with 318 patient beds. It serves as the region’s healthcare hub, serving southeast Idaho, western Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park and parts of Montana.  EIRMC is home to a Level II Trauma Center, a Level 1 ICU (of only two in Idaho), and the only Burn Center in the state of Idaho. Our ER is the most experienced in the region. The hospital's other specialty services include the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit capable of caring for babies born as early as 22 weeks gestation; the region’s only Pediatric Intensive Unit, the largest heart program in the region, a Behavioral Health Center which is a74-bed Joint Commission accredited psychiatric hospital  and the region’s only Primary Stroke Center.


EIRMC is 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 and EIRMC are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and our colleagues.


The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) is a modern, Joint Commission-accredited, 330-bed full-service hospital located in Idaho Falls.  Idaho Falls offers a rich variety of outdoor activities with Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Jackson, WY and Sun Valley all within a short drive from our hospital. 


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 professional like you to be a part of our OR team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!



Prepares for procedure(s) (emergent and non-emergent cases) according to individual patient needs including age specific needs across the age continuum.
  • Exhibits knowledge of instrument and equipment handling, utilization, and trouble shooting.
  • Responsible for safe and accurate handling of instruments and performs instrument, sponge, and equipment counts according to hospital policy, protocols, and procedures.
  • Comprehends and practices established guidelines of surgical asepsis and uses good judgment concerning correct techniques in performance of procedures.
  • Demonstrates dependable, organized work habits and positive interaction with all health care team members and hospital staff. Follows established chain of command.
  • Actively prepares clear, concise, and complete shift and patient records.
  • Ensures physician recipe card is up-to-date and preferred equipment is assembled for the procedure.
  • Energetically participates in room turn-a-around by cleaning and restocking room from previous case(s).
  • Adheres to universal precautions for all patients and dawns appropriate PPE when indicated.
  • Strictly participates in “Time Out Procedure,” according to approved current format.
  • Participates in activities and educational opportunities that provide professional growth and development.
  • Actively participates in hospital wide and departmental committees.
  • Actively participates and positively contributes to staff meetings.
  • Carries out processes designed to reduce risk and create a safe environment.
  • Presents an example in following policies, procedures and standards that govern delivery of patient care in compliance with established state, federal, corporate, hospital, and nursing department regulations and accreditation standards.
  • Adheres to the hospital’s policies and demonstrates compliance with the Code of Ethics.
  • Adheres to the hospital's Safety policies and demonstrates safe practices in patien care.


NOTE:  An assessment (that takes about 20 minutes to complete) will be automatically sent to you when you have applied for this position (unless you have completed it when applying for a previous similar type position).  Please look for it in your email and complete immediately as to not impede the processing of your application.
Recruiter:  Questions feel free to reach out to Tanya Covert, Recruiter or via text/telephone 208.709.2261 (mobile)

We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include:




*Medical and Dental

*Flex spending, life, disability

*Employee Discount Program

*Employee Stock Purchase

*Tuition reimbursement

*Student loan repayment


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


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 Provided in New Employee Orientation

Strive for independence and self-governing in the operating room and the ability to provide care for two service lines.

Has frequent interaction with physician, nursing staff, ancillary departments, patients and their families.

Keywords: Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, Idaho Falls , Surgery Technician, Other , Idaho Falls, Idaho

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