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Banner Health Labor & Delivery Surgical Technologist in Sun City West, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Sun City West, Arizona

Department Name:

Labor/Delivery-2C Nesting Plac

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Care

Good health care is key to a good life. At Banner Health, we understand that, and that’s why we work hard every day to make a difference in people’s lives. We’ve united under a common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. It’s a lofty goal, but it’s one we’re committed to seeing through. Do you like the idea of making a positive change in people’s lives – and your own? If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Apply now!

Banner Del Webb Medical Center is the Hidden Treasure in the Northwest Valley and offers a Unique and Special Birthing Experience in a rapidly growing community in the middle of Surprise, Sun City, Peoria, Wickenburg and surrounding cities. Banner Del Webb Medical Center offers options for a Natural Birth Experience including Birthing Suites, Jacuzzi pools, an active Doula-Friendly Program, and Midwifery Deliveries. Traditional Birth experiences include analgesia and anesthesia options with a 24/7 coverage of an OB Anesthesiologist. Both of these experiences result in the delivery of over 1800 babies per year!

As the ideal candidate you will be responsible for selecting and placement of surgical instruments, supplies and equipment during surgery. You will scrub and provide instruments, sutures, and other sterile supplies during surgical procedure. You will be a valued member of our team and be a part of strong team collaboration. This position is for a Full-Time Day Shift position that will require 3 shifts per week with the hours 7:00am – 7:30pm, this will include rotating weekend and holidays. This position offers a weekend schedule which is eligible for a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential.

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.

Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center excels in providing extraordinary health care to residents of the northwest Valley of metro Phoenix and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. With 390 licensed beds, the hospital provides a wide range of services, including acute medical and surgical services as well as intensive care, emergency and urgent care, inpatient/outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, neurology, orthopedics, oncology, urology, pulmonary, obstetrics and gynecology, extended care, outpatient diagnostic services, acute and outpatient rehabilitation and adult behavioral services.

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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