Surgical Tech - Women's Center - FT - Nights
Full Time , Night shift - 12 hour shifts
The Surgical Technician ( Scrub Tech ) in the Northwest Medical Center's Women's Center, prepares operating rooms for surgery, using appropriate techniques.
Assists in provision of intraoperative care by performing scrub duties. Prepares and maintains medical equipment for surgical procedures. Follows hospital regulations and industry procedures to tend to patients during pre-operation procedures. Performs pre-operation preparations to the patient's skin, body and medical equipment. May be required to transport patient to and from the operating room. The Scrub Tech in L&D may also be responsible for clerical duties in the department and assists with restocking of items and cleaning as needed.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Successful completion of an accredited (CAAHEP, ABHES, etc.) Surgical Technologist program
Education required to obtain certification as a Surgical Tech as defined by NBSTSA or NCCT (i.e., two (2) years of on-the-job training or (7) seven years of experience working in the field)
Military OR training program with two (2) years surgical tech experience required.
Preferred for Surgical Tech:
Previous experience as a Surgical Technician
Two (2) years experience in a OB setting highly preferred.
Required: American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) BLS
Preferred: Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or Tech in Surgery-Certified (TS-C)
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.