Surgical Technician - Northwest Tucson Surgery Center - FT - Days
This Surgical Tech position is full-time days - No Nights, No Weekends, No Holidays! Great opportunity for an experienced surgical technician in a busy multi-specialty outpatient surgery center. Previous surgical tech experience or certification preferred.
Assists the physician in the surgical OR suite using sterile technique for gowning and gloving; patient positioning; handing appropriate instruments to the surgeon during the surgical process, while anticipating their needs. 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 on sterile field. Performs sponge, instrument and sharps counts according to policy. Handles specimens/cultures according to policy.
Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed hospital offering a full range of healthcare services including emergency services, accredited chest pain and heart failure programs, neurology and neurosurgery, outpatient imaging, a nationally accredited surgical weight loss program, total joint program, spine program and stroke center (recognized with Gold Seal designations by The Joint Commission), robotic surgery, GI lab, a free-standing women’s center, inpatient rehabilitation facility, wound care center, five urgent care facilities, and three ambulatory surgery centers. NMC also has several affiliated physician practices including Northwest Allied Physicians offering primary care and a wide range of specialists, Desert Cardiology of Tucson, Heart Center of Southern Arizona and Northwest Heart & Vascular. 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.