Surgical Tech-Specialty

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Position Details

Department: PCH-SE | Amb Surgery Center
Category: Surgery/Endo/SPD
Location: Mesa
Employee Type: PRN
Posting #: 841390
Posted On: 6/5/2024

Position Summary

Posting Note: ** PRN, Mesa Surgery Center Mon-Fri, 6am-3pm, no call no weekends**

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.

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. Completes Surgical Tech Specialty career ladder checklist annually
  6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission

To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families

Vision

Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
Values
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Education
Do you meet this requirement?
1. High school diploma or equivalent
Required
2. Completion of a Surgical Technician program or equivalent combination of post-secondary education and experience
Required
Experience
Do you meet this requirement?
1. One year as a Surgical Tech Certified at PCH or the equivalent at a previous organization
Required
2. Five years Scrub Technician experience in an inpatient/outpatient surgery setting or equivalent
Required
3. Experience with pediatric patient populations
Preferred
4. Experience in a related leadership role
Preferred
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or Tech in Surgery Certified from the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
Required
2. BLS certification
Required
Special Skills
Do you meet this requirement?
1. None
Required
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 - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles - Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure - Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure - Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals - Applicable
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