Surgical Tech - Full Time - Sahuarita
Position is Full Time
Our Northwest Sahuarita Hospital will feature 2 OR's providing general surgery services and well as orthopedic , podiatry, and Endoscopy / GI services.
The Surgical Tech in the Operating Room at Northwest Sahuarita Hospital, 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.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Successful completion of an "Accredited Surgical Technologist program" (CAAHEP, ABHES, etc.)
Education required to obtain certification as a Surgical Tech. as defined by NBSTSA or NCCT (i.e., two years of on-the-job training or seven years of experience working in the field)
Military OR training program with two (2) years surgical tech experience
Previous experience as a Surgical Technician
Required: American Heart Association (AHA) BLS
Preferred: Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or Tech in Surgery-Certified (TS-C)
Northwest Healthcare is a multi-faceted network dedicated to providing safe, quality care at each of our locations. With two (soon to be three) hospitals, two freestanding emergency centers, four urgent care locations and a large physician practice including primary care and a variety of specialists, Northwest Healthcare offers you a wide range of settings in which to work. Common among them all is not only the commitment to providing safe patient care, but to employee satisfaction and growth. It is a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all employees—whether caring for patients directly or working in a support role. NWHC 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.