Surgical Technician JobPhoenix, AZ

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Why You'll Love This Job

The Surgical Technician selects and places surgical instruments, supplies and equipment during surgery. Responsibilities also include scrubbing and providing instruments, sutures and other sterile supplies during surgical procedures. Note: this opportunity is located at our BANNER SURGERY CENTER - CENTRAL PHOENIX facility in Phoenix, AZ.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Skills & Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or GED required. BLS certification required. The Surgical Technician 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 be registered with State Regulatory Agency where applicable.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from a certified school of surgical technology or 1 year of operating room experience. Recent Orthopedic experience strongly preferred.
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