Surgical Technologist Periop

Job Number
201188
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix
Shift
Evening
Department
Banner University Medical Center Phoenix - Surg-Hosp Main OR
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Internal Code A
COREHTF
Street Address
1111 East McDowell Rd
City & State
US-AZ-Phoenix
Posting Category
Surgery Services
New Grad
No

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Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix named to list of 100 Great Hospitals in America.

 

We are proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as an ANCC Magnet Hospital for the third time! We are an Academic Medical teaching facility, Level 1 Trauma Center, and Designated Stroke Center.  Ranked Among the Nation’s Best Hospitals for:  Geriatrics, Nephrology, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Urology according to US News & World Report Ranking.

 

Our surgical team manages over 1300 cases per month with 20 Operating Room Suites, including 2 Hybrid Rooms, 2 DaVinci Robots, and MIS rooms.  Our specialties include, and are not limited to, General, ENT, Plastics, CF, Ortho, Neuro, Robotics, Gyn, Urology, Ophthalmology vascular, transplants, TAVR’s, hearts, and NICU.

 

Schedules are made in 8 week sections so you will know your work shifts.

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About Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position selects and places surgical instruments, supplies and equipment during surgery. Scrubs and provides instruments, sutures, and other sterile supplies during surgical procedure.

 

Essential Functions

  • Prepares for surgical procedures. Pulls appropriate instruments and supplies and ensures good working order of instruments. Reviews case carts for correct instruments and supplies. Plans ahead for upcoming surgical case needs.

 

  • Anticipates the surgeon's needs. Passes instruments, retracts tissue and operates equipment during surgery.

 

  • Demonstrates the principles of aseptic technique and universal precautions throughout the procedure. Disposes of sharps and trash and places used supplies into case cart for processing. Participates in counting of sharps, instruments and sponges. Prepares instruments for cleaning following each case.

 

  • Ensures that all surgeon preference cards and pick lists are accurate.

 

  • Assists with OR turnover between cases. Participates in stocking, replenishing supplies and cleaning operating rooms.

 

  • May provide business support to the department including assigned administrative tasks.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and current basic life support certification.

Where applicable must be registered with State Regulatory Agency

The position requires manual dexterity and the ability to maintain professional decorum in highly stressful emergent situations. The position requires the ability to be conscientious, organized, and orderly and the ability to respond quickly to the needs of the surgeon and patient.

Must stay abreast of new developments in the field.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from a certified school of surgical technology or 2 years of operating room experience.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.