Surgical Tech - OR - FT
Position is Full Time , including rotating weekends and call ( 10 hour shifts )
The Surgical Tech in the Operating Room at Oro Valley Hospital, assists surgical team during operative procedures by arranging and inventorying sterile set-up for operations and passing items to doctors and nurses as needed and assists in preparing and moving patients and in cleaning the operating theater. Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Assists in preparing rooms with appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment. Assists with opening of sterile supplies, sets up for procedures and maintains an orderly surgical field. Adequately prepares for procedures/surgeries and anticipates physician's needs during procedures/surgeries. Accepts and properly identifies any medication or solution onto sterile field. Handles specimens/cultures according to policy. Performs sponge, instrument and sharps counts according to policy. Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment, instruments and supplies and returns all to proper locations. Performs other job duties relevant to the position as assigned.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Successful completion of an accredited (CAAHEP, ABHES, etc.) Surgical Technologist program or Education required to obtain certification as a Surgical Tech. as defined by NBSTSA or NCCT (i.e., two years of on-the-job training or seven years of experience working in the field) or Military OR training program with two (2) years surgical tech experience required.
Previous experience as a Surgical Technician.
Required: American Heart Association (AHA) BLS required.
Preferred: Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or Tech in Surgery-Certified (TS-C)
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 146-bed hospital that also has one urgent care facility, a freestanding emergency center and large physician group. With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work. Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to fostering a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community. OVH 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.