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Banner Health L&D Surgical Technologist in Phoenix, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Phoenix, Arizona

Department Name:

Labor/Delivery-Hosp

Work Shift:

Night

Job Category:

Clinical Care

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Women & Infants Services (WIS) is the largest department at Banner University Medical Center- Phoenix. Averaging approximately 5500 deliveries per year, this is a fast-paced environment. BUMC-P is accredited by the Arizona Perinatal Trust as a Level III Center which certifies that we are qualified to take care of the most high-risk patient population. The WIS department at BUMC-P is well known for our specialty programs for higher order multiples, placenta accreta management and OB critical care. At Banner University Medical Center- Phoenix we are a Magnet facility and the WIS department has been highlighted in many examples for our Magnet re-designations. As an academic medical center, teaching and training students and new employees is an essential part of our department. Our goal is to provide a positive learning environment full of great opportunities and support to learn and grow so that each employee can thrive and reach their fullest potential.

This position is for a Full Time Night Shift Opening for Labor and Delivery! The hours will be from 7:00pm - 7:30am for 3 shifts per week which will include weekends and holidays on a rotating basis. You will have the opportunity to utilize our self-scheduling tool for shift and weekend coverage as well as an additional $1 weekend shift differential as well as an 18% Night Shift differential! As an Surgical Technologist in our Labor and Delivery unit you will have the opportunity to care for women experiencing childbirth in a supportive environment. Our department has strong Shared Leadership teams that welcome participation of staff from all aspects of Women and Infant care.

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.

University Medical Center Phoenix Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position selects and places surgical instruments, supplies and equipment during surgery. Scrubs and provides instruments, sutures, and other sterile supplies during surgical procedure.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Prepares for surgical procedures. Pulls appropriate instruments and supplies and ensures good working order of instruments. Reviews case carts for correct instruments and supplies. Plans ahead for upcoming surgical case needs.

  2. Anticipates the surgeon's needs. Passes instruments, retracts tissue and operates equipment during surgery.

  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 of 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. May provide business support to the department including assigned administrative tasks.

  7. 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. Internal customers are patients, surgeons, and nursing staff. External customers may include practicing physicians and patient families.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and current basic life support certification.

Where applicable must be registered with State Regulatory Agency

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 QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from a certified school of surgical technology or 2 years of operating room experience.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.

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