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Billings Clinic First Heart Scrub (Surgical Tech - Per Diem) in BILLINGS, Montana

You’ll want to join Billings Clinic for our outstanding quality of care, exciting environment, interesting cases from a vast geography, advanced technology and educational opportunities. We are in the top 1% of hospitals internationally for receiving Magnet® Recognition consecutively since 2006.

And you’ll want to stay at Billings Clinic for the amazing teamwork, caring atmosphere, and a culture that values kindness, safety and courage. This is an incredible place to learn and grow. Billings, Montana, is a friendly, college community in the Rocky Mountains with great schools and abundant family activities. Amazing outdoor recreation is just minutes from home. Four seasons of sunshine!

You can make a difference here.

About Us

Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital.Learn more ( about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.

Your Benefits

We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all permanent full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more.Click here ( for more information ordownload the Employee Benefits Guide ( .

Magnet: Commitment to Nursing Excellence

Billings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet®-designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years. Click here ( to learn more!

Pre-Employment Requirements

All new employees must complete several pre-employment requirements prior to starting. Click here ( to learn more!

First Heart Scrub (Surgical Tech - Per Diem)



Shift: Varies

Employment Status: Per Diem

Hours per Pay Period: 0.01 = per diem (Non-Exempt)

Starting Wage DOE: $26.96 - $31.68 (+ $2.25/hr Per Diem Differential)

Under the clinical supervision of the cardiovascular physician and direct supervision of the Director Cardiac Services, the First Heart Scrub provides cardiovascular surgical assistance, assistance with clinical projects, staff education, and other cardiovascular surgery departmental functions.

Essential Job Functions

• Maintains a professional environment and exemplify Personal Service Excellence (PSE) standards.

• Provides scrub coverage for all cardiovascular/thoracic operations. Assists cardiovascular surgeon with instruments, supplies, and equipment.

• Serves as a patient advocate by maintaining a sterile field, ensuring adequate positioning and communicating any concerns.

• Serve as a liaison for communication between surgeons and staff working in the surgery rooms. Assist with needed education of staff in the surgery rooms.

• Maintains and shares current knowledge of cardiovascular surgeon’s needs and techniques with all staff members.

• Maintain instrument sets and communicate need for new instruments or repairs.

• Participates in On-Call rotations for all cardiovascular/thoracic procedure needs which require availability 24 hours per day/365 days per year. On call rotations are assigned and split between the team.

• Assists and participates in cardiovascular department research projects.

• Utilizes performance improvement principles to assess and improve quality. Assists with process improvement strategies and quality assurance projects within the Operating Room and the Cardiovascular Surgical department.

• Identifies needs and sets goals for own growth and development; meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements; acquires knowledge and skills essential to incorporating into practice proven new evaluation/treatment modalities. • Participates in continuing education offerings to maintain knowledge/skills on cardiovascular procedures.

• Supports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic’s mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance.

• Performs all other duties as assigned or as needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

Minimum Qualifications


• 5 years of operating room experience as a Surgical Tech, previous open heart scrub experience preferred but not required.

Certifications and Licenses

• Certified Surgical Tech certification preferred

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to the above tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered. Employees that require a licensed or certification must be properly licensed/certified and the licensure/certification must be in good standing.

Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more (

Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.