Sutter Health Surgery Technologist (Full Time) in Crescent City, California


Resting on the scenic Northern California Coast, Sutter Coast Hospital first opened its doors in 1931 and has continued to evolve to meet the changing needs of the residents of Crescent City, California and Brookings-Harbor, Oregon and the surrounding areas. As a part of Sutter Health - one of the nation’s leading community-based, health care networks - we are a 59-bed, not-for-profit hospital, serving a population of approximately 43,000. Our services include a 24-hour emergency department, intensive care/critical care units, surgery, obstetrics, diagnostic imaging, laboratory, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, psychiatric care, senior care, and home health services.

Moderate in climate and nestled along a gorgeous ocean coastline with a surrounding mountain landscape, Crescent City is beautiful, peaceful, affordable, and perfect for those with a propensity for outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, surfing, and camping. With lush groves of redwood trees and wildlife in abundance, it’s a hidden gem and the ideal place to write the next chapter of your life, both professional and personal.

Through innovative care, collaborative partnerships, and a powerful people-first philosophy, come experience what we have to offer and discover your potential at Sutter Coast Hospital.

The Surgery Technologist (ST or CST if certified) principal function is in the scrub role, providing necessary and appropriate equipment, instrumentation and supplies for all surgical and procedural services provided at Sutter Coast Hospital according to standards and policies of the department and hospital to assure quality patient care. Performs housekeeping duties as necessary and assists in maintenance of supplies and equipment. Provides assistance in emergency procedures as well as scheduled cases. Assists in preparation, transportation and observation of patients. Maintains education in surgical and related aspects of care. Reports to the Manager of Surgery Services. Functions under the direct supervision of the RN in the Operating Room. On a daily basis takes direction from the Charge Nurse. Requires strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills. Requires flexibility to accommodate emergencies as well as changing schedules and priorities. Takes call as assigned.



High School diploma is required or equivalent combination of education and experience.

AA/AS is desired.

BLS for healthcare providers is required.

CST is desired.

Experience / Knowledge / Skills

High school or equivalent. A certificate of completion of a Surgical Technologist Training Program or verification of completion of on-the-job training is required. Basic knowledge of surgical procedures, equipment and supplies. A minimum of 1 (one) year of Operating Room experience in an acute care facility within the past 3 (three) years with competence to function in the scrub role is highly preferred. BCLS certification required. Certification by the Association of Surgical Technologists preferred.

Special Skills

Basic Central Processing techniques and procedures / how to operate sterilizing equipment appropriately. Demonstrated skills in all surgical services provided at Sutter Coast Hospital.

Primary Location: California, North Coast, Crescent City

Organization: Sutter Coast Hospital, Crescent City, CA

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.