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Company: Banner Health
Location: Payson, AZ
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Health care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change. We are leading health care to make the experience the best it can be. We want to change the lives of those in our care – and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you.


Located an hour and a half outside of Phoenix, Payson, Arizona offers residents the best of both worlds. Living in this community, with its small-town atmosphere and close proximity to the great outdoors and national parks, this town has it all! Join the Surgery Services team as a Senior Surgical Technologist at Banner Payson Medical Center!

 

As a Surgical Technologist, you will help care for patients in a variety of services lines, with great orientation offered to ensure you're comfortable in all areas of care. This position is a full-time role, working Monday - Friday from 6:30am - 3:00pm, with rotating call on nights and weekends. If you like being a part of a great team, this position is for you - apply today!


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.

About Banner Payson Medical Center

Banner Payson Medical Center is the largest community health care provider in Arizona's Rim Country and remains committed to making a difference in people's lives by providing the highest quality of care to the residents of Payson and the many surrounding communities.

 


A full-service health care facility, the 24 bed hospital offers extensive services including cardiopulmonary/respiratory, emergency, intensive care, imaging, labor and delivery, laboratory, surgery and rehabilitation. Banner Payson Medical Center also offers an array of outpatient services and specialty clinics including OB/GYN, urology and podiatry surgery, general and orthopedic surgery, family medicine, outpatient imaging, bone densitometry, diagnostic x-rays, ultrasound, mammography, nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiac stress testing, CT scans, MRI, pulmonary function testing, EEG, infusion center, plus rehabilitation therapies.

 


Learn more about the Town of Payson, Arizona's Cool Mountain Town.

 






About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

Job 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. Participants in the training and orientation of surgical technology staff and students, as assigned. Is proficient to scrub on a minimum of 2 surgical specialties.


Essential Functions

  • 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.

  • Anticipates the surgeon's needs. Passes instruments, retracts tissue and operates equipment during surgery. Maintains competency to scrub in a minimum of 2 surgical specialties.

  • 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.

  • Ensures that all surgeon preference cards and pick lists are accurate.

  • Assists with OR turnover between cases. Participates in stocking, replenishing supplies and cleaning operating rooms.

  • Participants in or leads the training and orientation of surgical technology staff and students, as assigned.

  • May provide business support to the department including administravie tasks.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and current basic life support certification, also required is current certification as a surgical technologist.

    Where applicable must be registered with State Regulatory Agency

    This position requires skills and abilities typically attained with 2 or more years of operating room experience and must be able to scrub proficiently on a minimum of 2 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 Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited school of surgical technology is highly preferred.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


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