Surgical Tech II

Job ID
2020-127047
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
General Surgery
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
Evening
Standard Hours
Mon - Fri (1400-2230) some weekends & call required
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-PHOENIX

Overview

Hello humankindness 

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

 

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

 

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The Surgical Tech assists physicians and nurses during surgical procedures and in preparation for surgery in order to deliver safe, competent care to our patients. Identifies and responds to advanced clinical issues as well as serves as a resource to other staff. 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.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • BLS from American Heart Association 
  • Greater than two years surgical technologist clinical experience.

Preferred:

  • Surgical Tech Program Graduate
  • Able to identify and respond to advanced clinical issues.
  • Completion of Career Ladder Packet II. 

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