AdventHealthSurgical Tech Lead
Denver, CO

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • This role is Sign-On Bonus eligible!

  • This role includes a $4.75/hr. specialty differential on top of your base rate.

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day (4 - 10hr shifts or 5 - 8hr. shifts) plus call requirements

Location: 2525 S. Downing St. Denver, CO 80210

The role you'll contribute:

Assists in smooth daily operations of the operating rooms by performing room preparation and assembling needed supplies and instruments for specialty service lines. Coordinates functions and activities of all surgical specialties – maintaining appropriate supplies, instruments, vendor needs and physician preferences. Covers specialty service in absence of the Charge Nurse. Maintains clinical expertise and assists in training staff and orienting new hires in all aspects of the specialties – procedures, equipment, advances in technology and advances in clinical practice. Participates in strategic planning and related implementation activities. In the scrub role, performs all functions of the role in a manner that is consistent with a positive role model and in line with best practice.

The value you'll bring to the team:

  • Serves as patient advocate and provides patient care when required.

  • Ensures compliance, provides coaching, and monitors staff to ensure they are adhering to CMS and Joint Commission standards to include core measures, AORN, AST, and AAMI standards.

  • Complies with the National Patient Safety Goals.

  • Facilitates smooth and efficient running of surgical schedule as related to surgical techs.

  • Consistently validates that work processes and priorities are in alignment with Department Strategic Plan.

  • Innovative with staffing assignments without compromising patient safety.

  • Encourages associates to challenge work processes to improve unit effectiveness. Recognizes staff when effective change has occurred.

  • Works collaboratively with Nurse Manager to development, coordinate and approve schedules and time off requests.

  • Works with leadership to ensure assignments are based on patient needs, associate skills/abilities, department resources and operational requirements.

  • Consistently and fairly counsels and coaches staff related to accountability, performance and appropriately documents issues and concerns.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:


  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Completion of an approved course for Surgical Technologist.

  • 2 years of experience in operating room.

  • BLS from American Heart Association

  • Current registration with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) as a surgical technologist for associates working in Colorado. A person performing Surgical Tech functions within the scope of another clinical Colorado license, certification, or registration does not need to register as a Surgical Tech.

  • Certification in Surgical Technology from the National Board Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or Certification as a Tech in Surgery from the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AH Rocky Mountain

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $28.70 - $45.89

  • Location: Denver, CO

  • Job ID: 24004471

  • Job Family: Surgery

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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