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CVOR Surgical Technologist OR Operating Room

Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Sun City, ArizonaDepartment Name: Open Heart Surg-HospWork Shift: DayJob Category:Clinical Care$5,000 Sign-on Bonus*The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Health, we're excited about what the future holds for health care. That's why we're changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. - The future of health care starts here. If you're ready to change lives, we want to hear from you. Apply today.Banner Boswell Medical Center's Surgery Department is a family environment, where strong teamwork and collaboration with key stakeholders is of the upmost importance. - This team works with the latest equipment including DaVinci Robot, O Arm and TAVAR programs.As a Surgical Tech you will have an opportunity to work with some of Banner Health's finest Surgeons and Nurses as you grow in your career. Under the direction of the RN, the you will assist in various procedures. You would function as a member of the interdisciplinary team and demonstrate investment in the overall forward movement of the unit and the organization. You will apply good interpersonal and communication process utilizing verbal and non-verbal skills to achieve organizational service goals of customer satisfaction and a positive work environment.SHIFT DETAILSEmployment Type: Full-timeHours per Week: 4'10s - 40 hoursShift: Day: 6:40AM-5:10PM Schedule: Monday - FridayOn Call: YesWeekends: YesHolidays: Yes*Sign-on incentive offered with 12 months Operating Room Experience; requires a 2 year commitment. Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.Since 1970, Banner Boswell Medical Center has provided exceptional care to the people in the northwest area of metropolitan Phoenix. Today, our 501-bed acute-care hospital is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals and offers a full range of acute care services, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, neurology, surgery, rehabilitation, emergency, stroke, intensive care, pulmonary, urology, wound management and sleep disorders. We've earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. We're also in the nation's top five percent for preventing mortality and complications.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.The Cardiovascular Operating Room Surgical Technologist is responsible for assisting the physician with advanced tasks during surgical procedures which include cardiopulmonary bypass/heart-lung machine use, -cardiac assistive devices, and vascular access and interventions. -The CVOR ST must be able to work under high pressure in a fast paced environment. -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 regard 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.Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.NOTE: The core functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESDIRECTLY REPORTINGNoneMATRIX OR INDIRECT REPORTINGNoneTYPE OF SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESN/ABanner Health Leadership will strive to uphold the mission, values, and purpose of the organization. They will serve as role models for staff and act in a people-centered, service excellence-focused, and results-oriented manner.PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORSDP - Typical Direct Patient Care environment: (Nutrition Rep, Chaplain, RN)Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch frequently.Possess physical agility and adequate reaction time to respond quickly and appropriately to unexpected patient care needs.Needs adequate hearing and visual acuity, including adequate color vision.Requires fine motor skills, adequate eye-hand coordination, and ability to grasp and handle objects.Able to use proper body mechanics to assist patients in ambulating, transferring in and out of bed, chair or wheelchair.May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and bodily fluids.Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.May require periodic use of personal computer.Depending on department/facility requirements, may require the ability to travel by ground or air throughout and between facilities and work a flexible work schedule inclusive of 24/7 weekend, Holiday, and on call availability to meet our patient's needs. -MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma/GED and current basic life support certification. -Requires certification as a surgical technologist and three to four 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 QUALIFICATIONSAdditional related education and/or experience preferred.Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

Keywords: Banner Health, Sun City , CVOR Surgical Technologist OR Operating Room, Other , Sun City, Arizona

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