Surgical Technologist

Requisition ID 2022-52803
US-KS-Garden City
Work Type
FLSA Status
Patient Care Support/Technician
Department : Name

Welcome to Centura Health

Welcome to Centura Health – the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options and possibility where you can chart the direction and flow of your career. Welcome to the freedom to believe in what you believe, and welcome to a family guided by shared values and a commitment to extending the healing ministry of Christ. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams and overflowing community. And welcome to wholeness of mind, body and spirit. Welcome to Centura Health.


Qualified external applicants with at least six months of direct experience eligible for up to a $20,000 sign-on bonus! The bonus will be taxed per IRS regulations. Additional relocation bonus may apply based on geographical location.  Must be hired into a full-time or part-time position; PRN positions are not eligible. Some exclusions may apply.


Schedule- Full Time 40hrs/weeks- Days- Variable per surgical volume and needs of unit.

Call required: 6-8 call shifts per month- call shifts are 1500-0700 and 24hr weekend call

30min call back radius 


Flourishing Begins Here

Centura Health is known for its leading surgical services, state-of-the-art, minimally-invasive procedures and the best in robotics technology. Here, you'll work in partnership and learn from exceptional physicians and incredible nurses that value your skills and share a passion for innovation and outcome excellence. A surgical tech or SPD role at Centura Health is not just an opportunity to be a difference-maker, it's the chance to harness the knowledge, support and potential that surrounds you.


The Surgical Tech/Scrub Tech works under the supervision of the surgeon and RN. Assists surgical team during operative procedures by arranging and inventorying sterile set-up of instruments, equipment and supplies for surgical cases and passing items to surgeons and nurses as needed. Assists in preparing and moving patients and sterilizing and cleaning instruments, equipment and rooms.


Day to Day duties: Scrub on all cases Primarily; GEN, Ortho (Totals /Sports Medicine/ Trauma), GYN, OB C-Sections, Urology, Podiatry, and Plastics. Service all age groups except neonates to two years. No dedicated Service line teams. All Associates are cross trained for all services. Giving breaks and/or providing additional supplies and sterile instruments as needed during operations. Assisting with Room turnover and restocking for next day’s cases. Maintain Sterile field during procedures. Handing instruments to surgeons, anticipating surgeon’s needs. Maintaining and updating preference cards.

4 OR Suites, 1 Urology suite, 1 GI suite

Approx. 450-550+ cases per month

What You Bring/Job Requirements

In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

  • One year of experience in a surgical setting preferred
  • Experience in a specialty field preferred
  • Basic Computer skills required
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association required
  • Completion of an approved Surgical Technician program preferred
  • Current registration as a Surgical Tech is required unless performing Surgical Tech functions within the scope of another verified Colorado license, certification or registration required

Physical Requirements - Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)

Your Connected Community

When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.


St. Catherine Hospital, located in Garden City, Kan., was founded by two pioneering physicians and the Dominican Sisters. They created and maintained the spirit that has enabled St. Catherine Hospital associates to develop a thriving health care facility unlike any other in southwest Kansas. Like many of the families and businesses in our community, our roots run deep – 85 years of excellence and counting. Residents of Garden City enjoy life in a relaxed, small-town (population approx. 30,000) with a zoo, several parks, golf courses, modern shopping and more.

The surgery department at St. Catherine Hospital has a main OR with four suites, Urology suite and GI. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vet suite. Our average monthly volume is approximately 450 to 500 patients. We specialize in general surgery, orthopedics, GYN, OB c-sections, urology, plastics and podiatry. We service all age groups except neonates to two years. Our team offers an encouraging environment for individuals to learn, grow and become part of the surgical services family where the team has a willingness to teach new nurses. Candidates must be willing to learn and be flexible.


“At St Catherine Garden City we’re looking for Team players looking to join our small close-knit Team. Scheduling is made every 6 weeks by the mangers/ coordinators, call is required for most roles. OR nurses that can Scrub and Circulate are preferred but will accept candidate that only circulate. Certified and Non-certified Surgical Technologists are welcome also.  If you’re a team player searching for a smaller OR setting with a great team atmosphere and willing to learn and/or teach…then look no further!” Hiring Manager- Leah H

Caring for Your Whole Well Being

At Centura, we offer incredible benefits that impact mind, body, and spirit to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and include three Health Insurance Plan Options, Dental, Vision, 401K with matching, medical FSA, Daycare FSA with company matching, and so much more! You can find a comprehensive list of our benefits HERE.


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