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Senior - Surgical Technologist - $29-48 per hour

Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Banner Health is seeking a Surgical Technologist Senior for a job in Sun City, Arizona.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Surgical Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: StaffPrimary City/State:Sun City, ArizonaDepartment Name: Surg-HospWork Shift: DayJob Category:Clinical Care$5,000 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates! Banner Health invests in our nurses by training them to confidently and safely deliver excellent patient care. Banner Health is committed to developing the careers of our team members. We care about you, your nursing career today and your future. Great options and great opportunities.--Banner Boswell operating room performs a variety of procedures on an older patient population. --Services offered in the OR include but not limited to general cases, GYN, laparoscopic cases, ENT, plastics, podiatry, urology, robotics, cardio/vascular, endovascular, nuero/spine and orthopedics. --The Main OR is comprised of 16 OR suites.--SHIFT DETAILSEmployment Type: Full-timeHours per Week: 4-10s - 40HRSShift: Days 6:30 AM - 5 PMSchedule: varied Monday-FridayOn Call: YesWeekends: YesHolidays: YesEnjoy a flat rate $3/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when applicable.Banner Boswell Medical Center has provided exceptional health care to the communities in the northwest area of metro-Phoenix for over five decades. Today, our 410-bed acute-care hospital is nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Arizona's Best Hospitals. Banner Boswell offers a full range of acute care services, including cardiology, vascular, thoracic, oncology, orthopedics, neurology, general surgery, robotic surgery, rehabilitation, emergency, stroke, intensive care, pulmonary, urology, and inpatient wound management. We've earned the Society of Thoracic Surgeons highest quality award for CABG & aortic valve replacement and the Joint Commission's Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center.POSITION SUMMARYThis position selects and places surgical instruments, supplies and equipment during surgery. Scrubs and provides instruments, sutures, and other sterile supplies during surgical procedure. Participants in the training and orientation of surgical technology staff and students, as assigned. Is proficient to scrub on a minimum of two surgical specialties.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Prepares for surgical procedures. Pulls appropriate instruments and supplies and ensures good working order of instruments. Reviews case carts for correct instruments and supplies. Troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment and makes minor adjustments or calls biomedical equipment staff. Checks schedule and plans ahead for upcoming surgical case needs.2. Anticipates the surgeon's needs. Passes instruments and retracts tissue. Maintains competency to scrub in a minimum of two surgical specialties.3. Demonstrates the principles of aseptic technique and universal precautions throughout the procedure. Disposes of sharps and trash and places used supplies into case cart for processing. Participates in counting sharps, instruments and sponges. Prepares instruments for cleaning following each case.4. Ensures that all surgeon preference cards and pick lists are accurate.5. Assists with OR turnover between cases. Participates in stocking, replenishing supplies and cleaning operating rooms.6. Participates in or leads the training and orientation of surgical technology staff and students, as assigned.7. May provide business support to the department including administrative tasks.8. This position follows safety procedures in regards to medication labeling, appropriate handling of specimens, appropriate handling of sharps, time-out procedure, radiation and laser safety, infection control, assembling and disassembling instruments. Participates in emergency call rotation. Is proficient to scrub on at least two surgical specialties. Internal customers are patients, surgeons, and nursing staff. External customers may include practicing physicians, patient families and vendors or sales reps.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma/GED and current basic life support certification.--Certified as a surgical technologist OR two to three years of experience in a surgical technologist role. Where applicable must be registered with State Regulatory Agency.This position must be able to scrub proficiently on a minimum of two surgical specialties. The position requires manual dexterity and the ability to maintain professional decorum in highly stressful emergent situations. The position requires the ability to be conscientious, organized, and orderly and the ability to respond quickly to the needs of the surgeon and patient. Must stay abreast of new developments in the field.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSGraduation from an accredited school of surgical technology is highly preferred.Additional related education and/or experience preferred.EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/VeteransOur organization supports a drug-free work environment.Privacy PolicyBanner Health Job ID #R4375658. Posted job title: senior surgical technologist orAbout Banner HealthAbout Banner HealthBanner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in thecountry and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all thecommunities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary carehealth centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, ourskilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to makehealth care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, careeropportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Bannerjourney unique and fulfilling for every employee.
    Our MissionBanner's nonprofit mission statement serves as the foundational language forour organization. "Making health care easier, so life can be better." Thismission statement focuses everyone in the organization on a singular purpose- excellent patient care. In addition, our mission guides decision making,defines organizational behavior, set the standards for our day-to-day work,and drives performance.
    Our DiversityAt Banner Health, we value and celebrate equity, diversity and inclusion bypromoting and cultivating a culturally rich workforce honored to serve, supportand provide services to our diverse communities. We respect and value thevarious backgrounds and differences among our team members that allowsthem to be who they are. We believe leveraging these unique perspectives,experiences and talents not only enhances our Banner family, but supportsour effectiveness and success as an organization. With a strong focus on ourtalent, culture and community, we provide opportunities internally andexternally through:
    --- Programs focusing on our talent pipeline.
    --- Team Member Resource Groups that offer team member development,community outreach, and resources for well-being.
    --- Diversity, equity and inclusion education available through facilitator ledvirtual platforms.
    --- Collaborating with community partners to bring accurate healthinformation and resources to our underserved communities.
    --- Focusing on health disparities and social determinants of health.Benefits
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Health Care FSA
    • Discount program
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Health savings account

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