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Position Details

Department: Surgery Center
Category: Surgery/Endo/SPD
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 310134
Date Posted: 6/16/2017
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position performs a variety of technical functions and duties to provide for availability of supplies and equipment and maintains sterile field for operating procedures.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Assists to perform room turnovers in accordance with established procedure and department requirements/standards as part of procedural team.
  2. Participates in a variety of surgical cases by assisting surgeons at the surgical field.
    • Prepares and sets up operating room for surgical procedures and organizes sterile areas, instruments, and equipment in accordance with established procedure, department, and physician requirements and standards.
    • Handles and cares for specific instrumentation to prevent breakage and damage.
    • Reviews requirements of patient, physician, and procedure idiosyncrasies to assess set up, equipment, and supply needs.
    • Communicates with procedural team to provide for thorough preparedness.
    • Seeks guidance from appropriate source for performing or assisting with procedures as needed based on level of personal expertise.
    • Handles and labels all specimens.
    • Suggests and assists update and maintain physician preference cards.
  3. Participates in re-stocking, re-supplying, and cleaning of all operating rooms, specialty carts, and sterile core to provide for efficient, effective, and safe department operations.
  4. Serves as preceptor to students and orients regarding functions, duties, and role of Surgical Technician.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
Education
1. High school diploma or equivalent. Required
2. Completion of a Surgical Technician program or equivalent combination of post-secondary education and experience. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Experience
1. One year Surgical Technician experience in a surgery setting. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Certifications/Licenses/Registries
1. Current BLS certification. Required
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Special Skills
1. Experience with pediatric patient populations. Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Occasionally
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Frequently
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Occasionally
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Not Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures Not Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places Not Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Not Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
29. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
30. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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