You belong here! At Family Health West, you're more than an employee, you're family.
When you enter our facility, you know it's Family Health West because, well, the color speaks for itself. You'll be part of a team that strives to bring color to care in a vibrant environment by creating fun, effective treatment programs helping to empower and inspire our patients while providing the tools and care they need to achieve their wellness goals.
When we say you'll do what you love, we mean it! Welcomed by open arms and warm smiles, you'll join a team that encourages professional growth. We are sure to put on our listening ears when you share new ideas and approaches to care because that's what got us to the top! You'll wear your badge proudly, knowing that you contribute each day, to providing care that is unmatched, in western Colorado.
So, what are you waiting for?! Fill out the application now, and when you hit send do a little happy dance knowing that you just made our day. If it still sounds too good to be true, come see for yourself. Call us to schedule a tour and meet your new best friends!
About Family Health West
Our roots go deep -- founded by the community in 1946, it's no wonder our hospital feels like coming home. We were built from the ground up with the hands of our own community, a labor of dedication and hope by our people, for our people, for the future.
At Family Health West we go beyond what corporate hospitals deliver, we've created a culture of prosperity where warmth, passion, and care flourishes. As we focus on continually improving outcomes for patients, our network of healthcare providers includes a 25-bed critical access hospital, one of the largest rehab providers in western Colorado, outpatient surgical services, specialty clinics, emergency services, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities.
Nestled at the base of the Colorado National Monument, Family Health West has an outdoor paradise at your back door. The community culture is fitting for outdoor lovers, bikers, hikers, or those just simply soaking in the panoramic views.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - First Assist
Take an active role in patient preparation and readiness, assists with the surgical suite room turnaround, equipment management, and has knowledge of special soft equipment specific to each surgical specialty.
Reliable and punctual attendance is essential; expected to be at job as scheduled each scheduled day.
Communicate necessary information to others as appropriate.
Assists with patient positioning, placement of tourniquets, prepping of surgical site.
Assists in maintaining hemostasis by direct pressure, use of ap application of appropriate surgical instrument for task, placement of ties and suture ligatures, application of chemical hemostatic agents or electrocautery, clamping, ligation and cutting of tissue.
Assists in placement of surgical drains and closure of wound layers. Prepare grafts as directed by the surgeon. Postoperative subcutaneous injection of local anesthetic per surgeon's directive.
Select and apply appropriate wound dressings.
Other job related duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Must have graduated from an accredited school for Surgical Technologist or have had appropriate training for the position or have training as a first assistant through an accredited training program.
Must have current State of Colorado Surgical Technologist license in good standing.
Must have current BLS, Certification as Surgical Technologist and Frist Assist preferred
1-2 years related experience required as a Surgical Assist
WAGE RANGE: $32.00-$43.93
Immunizations required for employment, including COVID-19.
FHW offers a full benefits package including: FOR ALL EMPLOYEES: Employee Assistance Program 403 (B) with 4% match from FHW and zero day vesting schedule FOR FULL TIME EMPLOYEES WORKING AT LEAST 30 HOURS A WEEK Medical Plan Options: I. PPO plan with copay/coinsurance and lower deductible II. High Deductible Health Plan with the option for a Health Savings Account. III. Telemedicine includes in both plan options. Dental Vision Life Insurance/ Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Disability Insurance with a Short and Long Term Option. Critical Illness and Accident Plans Cafeteria Options: Health Reimbursement/ Flex Savings / Dependent Childcare
A host of other options to include: Pet Insurance, Identity Protection, Travel protection
At Family Health West, everything we do revolves around our mission. We have been taking care of families in the lower valley community since 1946. Our people know that those entrusted to our care receive uncompromised compassion and concern. We not only care for individual physical needs, but for the overall well-being of our patients and their families. This is accomplished through our Continuum of Care.As a community-based non-profit organization, Family Health West is committed to providing a Continuum of Care enhancing our community's quality of life through professional health care and related services.