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Surgical Technologist - Cardiovascular

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Location: Loveland, CO, United States
Category: Technicians/Patient Care Support
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 59984
Date Posted: Apr 24, 2023

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Facility: Medical Center of the Rockies (Loveland, CO)

Department: MCR Operating Room – Cardiovascular 

- Full Time

- Days

High School diploma or GED. 

The Heart Team at Medical Center of the Rockies delivers world-class care to patients who need highly skilled, cutting-edge surgical treatment. Expert surgeons team with our well-trained cardiac surgery professionals including PAs, First Assists, RNs, CSTs, and Perfusionists.

From minimally invasive to open-heart and catheter procedures, our team has performed more than 15,000 heart surgeries. Our team has performed twice as many heart surgeries as any hospital in Northern Colorado.  MCR consistently runs 2 cardiac surgery rooms simultaneously while assisting in TAVR procedures and functioning in our new Hybrid suite.

Just 45 minutes from Denver, 30 minutes from Estes Park, and bordering Rocky Mountain National Park and Roosevelt National Forest, Loveland has it all. Named one of the best places to live by Money Magazine and US & World Report. When you’re not hiking, biking, or boating in the vast open spaces offered in Larimer County, you can cheer on the Colorado Eagles Hockey team from their own area. Spend time at one of the many art venues offered within Loveland, including Sculpture in the Park, the largest outdoor show and sale in the US. Whether you choose the small town charm of downtown, or the rural life of the outskirts, Loveland has Colorado lifestyle for everyone.

Facilitates the safe and efficient performance of surgical procedures.



  • Prepares surgical operating suite with drapes, solutions, instruments, equipment and supplies. 
  • Ensures good working order of equipment and instruments. Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.
  • Passes instruments to physician during surgery.  Continually accounts for number and location of instruments and supplies during surgery.
  • Receives and processes specimens for delivery to the laboratory.
  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.


  • Minimum Required Education: High School diploma or GED. Surgical Technologist program.
  • Required Licensure/Certification: State Surgical Assistant or Surgical Technologist registration. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. Preferred: Certified as a Surgical Technologist (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). 
  • Minimum Experience: None required.

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The pay range for this position is:  $25.80 - $38.70 / hour.  .  Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve.   As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.


Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy.  We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.  


Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!


UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution.  As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements.  No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status.  UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.


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