Dignity Health Surgical Technician in PHOENIX, Arizona

Overview

Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at.

Responsibilities

At Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, we deliver humankindness through a wide range of health, social and support services in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona. As part of our team, you will provide clinical expertise, support and oversight that helps ensure our patients receive exceptional care. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to champion the change by joining in our mission of healing through humankindness.

The Surgical Tech assists physicians and nurses during surgical procedures and in preparation for surgery. Able to deliver safe, competent care. Responsible for maintaining the sterile field, being constantly vigilant that the scrubbed members of the team adhere to aseptic/sterile technique. Assembles and processes sterile instrument trays and equipment. Expedites the operative procedure by anticipating the needs of the Surgeon. Provides procedural circulating support. Performs instrument, sponge, and equipment counts.

The LITHOTRIPSY DEPARTMENT at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center provides care for adult, pediatric, and geriatric patients Monday through Friday from 7:00 am until 3:30 pm. All procedures performed are scheduled procedures. The department consists of 3 procedure rooms. The department serves the Southwestern United States and primarily the Phoenix metropolitan area. Our goals are to continually improve the delivery and effectiveness of departmental services, continually improve the health and satisfaction of the community served, support and participate in multi-disciplinary performance efforts throughout the organization, create an environment which fosters learning among staff, patients and family members, and create a culture of safety, the prevention of medical errors and the re-design of vulnerable patient systems based on evidence or expert recommendations.

Located in Phoenix, Az, this position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Six months on the job related experience or surgical tech program graduate and less than two years surgical technologist clinical experience.

At least one (1) year scrubbing.

Able to deliver safe, competent care.

HS/GED

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Surgical Tech Program Graduate

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Job ID 2018-51211

Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental

Department Lithotripter

Hours / Pay Period 1

Facility St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center

Shift Day

Location PHOENIX

State/Province AZ

Standard Hours M-F 730-1600