• Surgical Technologist Operating Room

    Job Number
    230216
    Facility
    Banner Boswell Medical Center
    Department
    Surg-Hosp
    Address : Location
    US-AZ-Sun City
    Work Schedule
    Evening
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    Surgery Services
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    Banner Boswell Medical Center's Surgery Department is a family environment, where strong teamwork and collaboration with key stakeholders is of the upmost importance.  This team works with the latest equipment including DaVinci Robot, O Arm and TAVAR programs.

     

    As a Surgical Tech you will get to work with some of Banner Healths finest Surgeons and Nurses as you grow in your career.

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

     

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    About Banner Boswell Medical Center
    Since 1970, Banner Boswell Medical Center has provided exceptional care to the people in the northwest area of metropolitan Phoenix. Today, our 501-bed acute-care hospital is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals and offers a full range of acute care services, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, neurology, surgery, rehabilitation, emergency, stroke, intensive care, pulmonary, urology, wound management and sleep disorders. We've earned the Gold Seal of ApprovalT from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. We're also in the nation's top five percent for preventing mortality and complications.

     

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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.

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