Travel Surgical Technologist

Job Number
Banner Staffing Services - Arizona
Banner Staffing Service AZ - Banner Staffing Services-AZ
Position Type
Street Address
525 W. Brown Road
City & State
Posting Category
Surgery Services
New Grad


Banner Staffing Services

Seeking Travel Surgical Technologist


Travel to the beautiful desert for the winter season and work as a Surg Tech in one of our Banner Health Medical Centers.


If adventure and variety are your goals, then Banner Travel may be for you! Flexible shift patterns provide plenty of opportunity to explore the plateaus of sunny Arizona!


Pay and Incentives:

  • 13 Week Assignments
  • Various  Shifts Available (36/hr week minimum)
  • Completion Bonus
  • Flexible Start Dates
  • Housing Provided (or salary adjustment in lieu)
  • Rate of Pay Depends on Specialty Area
  • License Reimbursement
  • 403B/Health/Dental/Life Insurance
  • System-Wide Assignment Opportunities
  • Paid orientation, in our state of the art Sim Center

We are pre booking Travel staff for assignment start dates from Now thru 2018.


Please do not apply for this position if you are a New Grad or have less that 12 months experience.




About Banner Staffing Service AZ
Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, we provide the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital, home care and primary care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.



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.


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.