Job Description

10 hour, Day shift.

The Surgical Tech in the Operating Room at Northwest Medical Center, assists surgical team during operative procedures by arranging and inventorying sterile set-up for operations and passing items to doctors and nurses as needed and assists in preparing and moving patients and in cleaning the operating theater. Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

 Assists in preparing rooms with appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment. Assists with opening of sterile supplies, sets up for procedures and maintains an orderly surgical field. Adequately prepares for procedures/surgeries and anticipates physician's needs during procedures/surgeries. Accepts and properly identifies any medication or solution onto sterile field. Handles specimens/cultures according to policy. Performs sponge, instrument and sharps counts according to policy. Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment, instruments and supplies and returns all to proper locations. Performs other job duties relevant to the position as assigned.

                

Education:

Required: Vocational/Specialized Training, completion of accredited Surgical Technician program or Military Operating Room training program with two (2) years surgical tech experience required.                                                                                      

 

Experience:

Preferred for Surgical Tech: Previous experience as a Surgical Technician.                                      

 

Licenses/Certifications:

Required:

Required: American Heart Association (AHA) BLS required

 

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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