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Providence Health & Services Surgical Technologist - $2,000 Bonus in Polson, Montana


Providence is calling a Surgical Technician (Operating Room, Day Shift, 1.0) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

$2,000 bonus available! Plus, a relocation package if applicable*

In this position you will:

  • Anticipate surgeon’s needs throughout procedures.

  • Assist Circulating Nurse in proper identification of specimens.

  • Assist in draping patient and operative area.

  • Assist surgical team with safe transfer of patient from carrier to OR table and from table back to carrier.

  • Assist with patient transportation as needed, following established safety guidelines.

  • Assist, under RN circulator supervision, with circulation duties.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technician program

  • National Certified Surgical Technician certification required within six months of hire

  • Current Basic Life Saving (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One year experience in perioperative services

  • Minimum of one year of operating room experience

  • GI endoscopy experience

  • Knowledge of instrument processing, wrapping and sterilization

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Surgical Techs

Location: Montana-Polson

Req ID: 261293