Surgical Technologist Operating Room

Banner Health Casa Grande , AZ 85194

Posted 2 weeks ago

When our patients need surgery, our outstanding surgery services team steps in to help ensure excellent outcomes and maintain a positive patient experience. Surgery nurses play a huge role in the care of our patients, and we're proud of the work they do. If you want to make a difference in people's lives and your own you could find the opportunity you've been waiting for.

Banner Casa Grande has a busy 6 suite surgery department averaging 17 - 24 cases per day, 3 to 4 days a week. Monday through Friday there is a full 6 room schedule and on Saturday a 1 room schedule.

Cases include Robotics, General, Orthopedic, GYN, Urology, and Podiatry. On-Call required for week nights, weekends and holidays.

Full time 40 hour varied shift with call and holiday requirements.

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 Casa Grande Medical Center

Banner Casa Grande Medical Center is a 150+ bed acute-care hospital located midway between Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz. The communities around Banner Casa Grande are experiencing significant growth and our hospital is growing with it.

In the past five years, a $25 million expansion was completed. Departmental renovations and updates are ongoing, the newest addition being our Interventional Cardiology program. As the newest addition to Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, you'll have access to a vast network of colleagues and expanded access to career opportunities. Begin your Banner journey with Banner Casa Grande Medical Center.

Learn more about the City of Casa Grande, A city that has it all.

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.

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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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