St. Luke's Health System Surgical Tech Apprentice - Boise Surgical Services in Boise, Idaho


St. Luke’s is looking for an Surgical Tech Apprentice to join our growing Boise Surgical Services team!

The Surgical Technologist Apprentice , under supervision of a Certified Surgical Technologist, performs basic patient care procedures to support the unit/clinic health care team.

Required Criteria

  • Education: Bachelors of Science in Nursing

  • Experience: 3 years nursing

  • Licenses/Certifications: RN license required

Essential Job Functions

  • Assists in pre-operative procedures such as assembly, selection of surgical instruments, supplies, and equipment.

  • Helps prepare, care for, and dispose of specimens taken for laboratory analysis and helps apply dressings.

  • Applies basic knowledge of anatomy & physiology, medical terminology and microbiology.

  • Applies basic knowledge in surgical procedures.

  • Establishes and maintains a sterile field for use during a surgical procedure

  • Turnover of operating room in a timely manner to include tearing down case, and disposing of sharp and contaminated items in accordance with policy.

  • Assists with gowning, gloving and draping. Passes instruments, and performs counts according to hospital policy,

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Our employees enjoy many benefits, some of the most popular aretuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and hospital-supported on-going training and education.

If you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke’s may be just the place for you.

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.

With multiple locations in the beautiful southern and central Idaho, our mild, four season climate means you can play outdoors year-round. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the river or heart-pounding climbs up a sheer cliff- there is always something to do after work. An exciting mix of urban and outdoor life defines Idaho’s culture, you can ski in the morning and watch a college sporting event at night. It is a great state to raise a family and forge lasting relationships. The cost of living is low, and quality of life is high.

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*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

Category Clinical Technologist / Technicians


Position Type Regular Full-Time

Location Name Boise

Requisition ID 2018-16536