Surgical Tech - Per Diem
This is a Per Diem (as needed) position working at Northwest Medical Center Houghton.
Assists in the care of the surgical patient by performing surgical tech duties and related activities for surgical procedures. Works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Required: Completion of accredited Surgical Technician program
-OR- 2 years of on-the-job training
-OR- 7 years of experience working in the field
-OR- Military training program with 2 years surgical tech experience
Required for Cardiovascular Surgical Tech: 2 years previous experience in vascular, cardiac and thoracic cases.
Preferred for Surgical Tech: Previous experience as a Surgical Technician.
Ability to read, communicate, and document effectively through oral, written, or electronic means. Excellent skills in customer relations. Ability to prioritize and respond promptly to a changing workload. Ability to respond to multiple situations and questions that require sound judgments and action for quality patient care.
Required: BLS (American Heart Association or American Red Cross)
Preferred: Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or Tech in Surgery-Certified (TS-C)
Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a 52-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants. Whether caring for patients at the bedside or supporting the hospital in a non-clinical role, we're excited to build a team who can really make an impact on our community. NMC Houghton 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.