Surgical Technician - Tucson Surgery Center - PRN - Days
This Surgical Tech position is PRN days - No Nights, No Weekends, No Holidays! No Call! Great opportunity for an experienced surgical technician in a busy multi-specialty outpatient surgery center. Working at the Tucson Surgery Center located at 1398 North Wilmot, Tucson, Arizona 85712
Assists in the nursing care of the surgical patient by applying principles of asepsis to perform scrub duties and related activities for surgical procedures, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Performs scrub duties according to specific unit policies and procedures: follows correct procedure for gowning, gloving and draping; participates in opening and setting up room; organizes stand and back tables neatly and efficiently; assists sterile gowning of surgeon and assistant, and assists with draping patients for surgical procedures as directed. Assesses needs for patient specific procedure: checks physician preference card; checks patient charts for special needs / concerns (allergies, etc.); assists surgeon during procedure; initiates and maintains accurate sponge, needle and instrument counts with circulating nurse on indicated procedures; anticipates additional supply and instrument needs; properly handles specimens.
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.