Career Opportunities

Southwest Washington Surgery Center staff are dedicated professionals who enjoy serving patients in our community through a warm, caring environment. We have a dynamic group of expert healthcare professionals who each have a true passion for the field. As you explore our career opportunities remember that we believe each staff member contributes directly to SWRSC’s growth and success.

Our team is committed to creating an environment in which patients not only receive the best quality care, but also the highest level of service. The staff works to continuously improve quality and service by focusing on the processes that are important in meeting the needs of patients, their families, and our physicians.

We offer competitive salaries, paid time off, healthcare benefits, 401k, and much more. We are open Monday through Friday, and closed on the weekends & holidays. We are committed to the fair and equal treatment of staff, regardless of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you share the same beliefs as our team and are patient focused and service orientated, we encourage you to view our current career opportunities and fill out an online application. Your application will be reviewed for minimum and preferred qualifications for the positions you have identified. It is important to identify positions that best match your experience level, skill and interest.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the following:

  • Background Screening including education, certifications, criminal and work experience.
  • Drug Screen

We appreciate your interest in Southwest Washington Regional Surgery Center and we look forward to hearing from you!

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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to humanresources@swrsc.com.

REGISTERED NURSE – OPERATING ROOM

We are seeking full-time Operating Room Registered Nurses within our Surgery Center. If you are a RN with surgical room or surgery experience, we strongly encourage you to apply!

***Hiring on Bonus Offered for Full-time Positions***

Location: Vancouver, WA
Status:  Full-time, 4, 10 hour shifts, Monday – Friday

What You Will Do:

  • Provide perioperative nursing care to patients undergoing surgical procedures in both the scrub and circulating roles.
  • Utilize the nursing process to assess, diagnose, plan, implement, and evaluate the plan of care for patients served
  • Collaborates with all members of the health care team with a focus on promoting evidenced based care within a healing culture for the patient population served and their families.

What You Will Need:

  • Candidates for this position must have availability to work 10 hour variable shifts Monday-Friday.
  • A qualified candidate for this position will have a valid Washington State Nursing License and BLS
  • 1-2 years of circulating Operating Room experience. 0-1 years if you have a scrub experience.
  • 1+ years scrub experience desired, but not required.

TOTAL JOINT/IMPLANT COORDINATOR – RN

We are seeking full-time Total Joint and Implant Coordinator RN within our Surgery Center. If you are a RN with total joint and implant experience this may be the position for you!

Location: Vancouver, WA
Status:  Full-time,  Monday – Friday

What You Will Do:

  • The Total Joint Coordinator provides clinical expertise and leadership within the interdisciplinary team responsible for the development, ongoing evaluation and improvement of the Total Joint Program. In addition to managing supplies in support of Surgical Services, the Implant and Total Joint Program Coordinator works as a key team member to support Central Sterile, surgeons, materials, vendors and clinical staff. This position will also facilitate the instrument and equipment intra-facility loan/borrow process.

What You Will Need:

  • Candidates for this position must have availability to work 10 hour variable shifts Monday-Friday.
  • A qualified candidate for this position will have a valid Washington State Nursing License and BLS
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Two to three years of OR RN or relatable experience
  • Prior experience with surgical instrumentation strongly preferred

STERILE PROCESSING TECHNICIAN

We are seeking full-time Sterile Processing Technicians within our Surgery Center.

***Hiring on Bonus Offered for Full-time Positions***

Location: Vancouver, WA
Status:  Full-time, 4, 10 hour shifts, Monday – Friday

What You Will Do:

  • Clean, disinfect & prepare the instrumentation.
  • Wash, inspect, decontaminate and maintain equipment following established infection control procedures.
  • Sterilize products and instruments according to established protocol with documented verification to ensure all parameters are met.

What You Will Need:

  • Candidates for this position must have at least 1-2 years’ experience in sterile processing.
  • Certification in Sterile Processing or Surgical Technologist is highly desirable, but not required.
  • The ability to prioritize and work under pressure. Be self-motivated, self-reliant and resourceful

ANESTHESIA ASSISTANT

We are seeking a full-time Anesthesia Assistant within our Surgery Center. This position would be M-F for 8 hours per day.

What You Will Do:

This position functions as a member of the surgical team under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or medical provider. Assists anesthesiologist during intubation or administration of nerve blocks and as needed. This position maintains the anesthesia supplies, equipment and availability of non-controlled substance drugs for the surgical cases.

  • Insure proper function of anesthesia machines, assist with room turnovers and assist anesthesiologist with the preparation of the patient.
  • Report any adverse/unusual event regarding patient care to team leader and use occurrence reports accordingly.
  • Maintain inventory of anesthesia medications and document refrigerator temperature daily. Report on anything outside the accepted parameters.
  • Adhere to corporate compliance policies including confidentiality, safety, and health policies.
  • Perform all duties in a manner that promotes team concept, caring and respect for others.

What You Will Need:

  • At least 1 year experience as an Anesthesia Assistant required
  • ASA Certification preferred
  • Good communication skills, positive attitude with good team-building skills.

SURGICAL TECHNICIAN

Are you looking for a great place to work? We are seeking Surgical Technicians within our Surgery Center. If you are an experienced operating room tech with a primary focus in orthopedics/total joints, this may be the position for you!

Location: Vancouver, WA
Status:  Full-time, 4, 10 hour shifts, Monday – Friday

What You Will Do:

  • Perform in the scrub role during surgical procedures.
  • Ensure safe patient care, performance and implementation of Standard of Performance by:- assisting with correct body alignment in positioning and transferring patients.
  • -assisting circulator in preparation for the next scheduled case.
  • – providing a well-organized sterile area and observing sterile technique at all times.
  • Passes instrumentation and suture
  • Put away supplies in the OR, ensuring package integrity, product sterility and overall orderliness of area.
  • Assists in the case picking or assembling instrument sets in central sterile as necessary

What You Will Need:

  • Specialized training of 13 to 24 months; diploma from an accredited Surgical Tech Program preferred, not required.
  • Registration with the State of Washington required.
  • Prefer ST certification
  • Experience with total joints HIGHLY desirable.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required upon hire.
  • One (1) to two (2) years of scrubbing experience and able to scrub in all surgical procedures (ambulatory or out patient operating room)
  • Must be adaptable and willing to complete additional tasks as assigned
  • Knowledge of sterile technique; operating room procedures and equipment, ability to exercise good judgment and discipline.