Surgical Technician JobPhoenix, AZ

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Why You'll Love This Job

Banner Surgery Center - University prides itself on its legacy of being the first ever outpatient surgery center in the United States.  Located at McDowell and 12th St in Phoenix, part of University Medical Center, the surgery center offers exceptional care and outstanding customer service to patients and physicians in the heart of Phoenix  This is a multispecialty ASC, currently specializing in 11 areas and offers seven operating rooms and 1 procedure room.
 


Pay Class: Full-Time
Pay Type:
Hourly


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.

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

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED required. 
  • BLS required. 
  • 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. 

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduation from a certified school of surgical technology or 2 years of operating room experience.



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