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Banner Health Senior Surgical Technologist Operating Room in Queen Creek, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Queen Creek, Arizona

Department Name:

Surg-Hosp

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Care

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The Peri-operative department surgical team is well known for our community focused culture and our collaborative team approach to deliver great patient care in the South East Region. We have been recognized for patient likely to recommend and patient satisfaction for several years, ranking first and second within the entire Banner System. This department covers both Banner Ironwood and Banner Goldfield. We have four rooms at Banner Ironwood and two and Banner Goldfield. There are active Endoscopy, Orthopedic, General, Gyn, urology and CMF programs. We are excited to offer a surgical robotic program for our community to have state of the art surgical care where they live.

This position is full-time 36 hr/week 3- 12s with call and holiday requirements. Enjoy an 18%-night shift differential and a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential.

Banner Ironwood Medical Center is committed to meeting the ever-changing needs of the southeast communities of metropolitan Phoenix. Our first patient tower has 47 beds, including eight LDR rooms and can accommodate up to 86 beds when fully equipped. We also feature a full service emergency department, four surgical suites and medical imaging services. With our 80-acre campus, more than 500 beds and supporting health services could be built on our site. This means an exceptional opportunity for you to establish a career where the potential for growth is limitless.

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. Participants in the training and orientation of surgical technology staff and students, as assigned. Is proficient to scrub on a minimum of 2 surgical specialties.

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. Troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment and makes minor adjustments or calls biomedical equipment staff. Checks schedule and plans ahead for upcoming surgical case needs.

  2. Anticipates the surgeon's needs. Passes instruments, retracts tissue and operates equipment during surgery. Maintains competency to scrub in a minimum of 2 surgical specialties.

  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 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. Participants in or leads the training and orientation of surgical technology staff and students, as assigned.

  7. May provide business support to the department including administravie tasks.

  8. 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. Is proficient to scrub on at least 2 surgical specialties. Internal customers are patients, surgeons, and nursing staff. External customers may include practicing physicians, patient families and vendors or sales reps.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and current basic life support certification, also required is current certification as a surgical technologist.

Where applicable must be registered with State Regulatory Agency

This position requires skills and abilities typically attained with 2 or more years of operating room experience and must be able to scrub proficiently on a minimum of 2 surgical specialties. 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 an accredited school of surgical technology is highly preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.

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