Job Description

$7,500 Sign-on bonus offered to eligible experienced Surgical Tech's!

Full Time working split shifts, with call in Main OR at Oro Valley Hospital.

Assists in the care of the surgical patient by performing surgical tech duties, applying principles of asepsis to perform scrub duties and related activities for surgical procedures, 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 the Registered Nurse.

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.                                                 

 

Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements

Required Education:                

Successful completion of an accredited (CAAHEP, ABHES, etc.) Surgical Technologist program

or

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)

or

Military OR training program with two (2) years surgical tech experience required.                                                

 

Experience:                

Required for Cardiovascular Surgical Tech:

Two (2) years previous experience in vascular, cardiac and thoracic cases. 

Preferred for Surgical Tech:

Previous experience as a Surgical Technician.                                                

                                                                

Licenses/Certifications:        Required: American Heart Association (AHA) BLS required.

Preferred: Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or Tech in Surgery-Certified (TS-C)        

Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 146-bed hospital that also has a freestanding emergency center and large physician group.  With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work.  Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to foster a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community.  OVH 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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