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Become a part of Academic Medicine in the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Southern Arizona!
Our Operating Room (OR) has 20 suites where we provide services for a wide range of adult and pediatric patients including Hearts, Transplants, Neurosurgery, Robotics, Orthopedics, and Urology with a knowledgeable group of around 120 staff. As the Surgical Technologist for the Heart Hospital, your will be specially trained to the cardiac, vascular, and thoracic service lines.We bring even more innovative technology to our organization, our Surgery Team brought in the new da Vinci Si and Xi Surgical Systems!
We staff our Operating Room 24/7, we have 12 hour weekend shifts, days and nights, and varied 8 and 10 hour shifts during the weekdays. Call is a requirement to help us provide the highest quality evidence-based care to our patients.
We run upwards of 1600 patients through annually, with 167+ surgeons. We also employ the support of Anesthesia techs, OR Aides, and equipment specialists to help us keep things running smoothly to provide high quality patient care to the community in Tucson.
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.
University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. Banner
University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S.
News & World Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care has been recognized with Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine
Tucson. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program.
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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 make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
This position selects and places surgical instruments, supplies and equipment during surgery. Scrubs and provides instruments, sutures, and other sterile supplies during surgical procedure.
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.
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.
Graduation from a certified school of surgical technology or 2 years of operating room experience.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.