Surgical Technologist

Banner Health Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 2 months ago

Department Name:

Banner Staffing Services-AZ

Work Shift:

Varied

Job Category:

Clinical Care

The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Staffing Services, we're excited about what the future holds for health care.

Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. If you're ready to change lives, apply today.

Banner Staffing Services (BSS) offers Registry/Per Diem opportunities within Banner Health. Registry/Per Diem positions are utilized as needed within our facilities.

These positions are great way to start your career with Banner Health. As a BSS team member, you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal applicant to any regular opportunities within Banner Health.

As a valued and respected Banner Health team member, you will enjoy:

  • Competitive wages

  • Paid orientation

  • Flexible Schedules (select positions)

  • Fewer Shifts Cancelled

  • Weekly pay

  • 403(b) Pre-tax retirement

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee wellness program

  • Discount Entertainment tickets

  • Restaurant/Shopping discounts



Registry/Per Diem positions do not have guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered. Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal and education) is required.

POSITION 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.

CORE FUNCTIONS

1.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.

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

3.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.

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

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

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

7.This position follows safety procedures in regards to medication labeling, appropriate handling of specimens, appropriate handling of sharps, time-out procedure, radiation and laser safety, infection control, assembling and disassembling instruments. Participates in emergency call rotation.

Internal customers are patients, surgeons, and nursing staff. External customers may include practicing physicians and patient families.

Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

NOTE: The core functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.

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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