Community Health Systems 111-041 Surgical Tech - OR - FT - Days w/ rotation in Tucson, Arizona


The Surgical Tech in the Operating Room at Northwest Medical Center, assists surgical team during operative procedures by arranging and inventorying sterile set-up for operations and passing items to doctors and nurses as needed and assists in preparing and moving patients and in cleaning the operating theater. Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Assists in preparing rooms with appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment. Assists with opening of sterile supplies, sets up for procedures and maintains an orderly surgical field. Adequately prepares for procedures/surgeries and anticipates physician's needs during procedures/surgeries. Accepts and properly identifies any medication or solution onto sterile field. Handles specimens/cultures according to policy. Performs sponge, instrument and sharps counts according to policy. Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment, instruments and supplies and returns all to proper locations. Performs other job duties relevant to the position as assigned.



Vocational/Specialized Training, completion of accredited Surgical Technician program or Military OR training program with two (2) years surgical tech experience required.


Preferred for Surgical Tech: Previous experience as a Surgical Technician.



American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification

Job: Perioperative Services

Organization: Northwest Medical Center Tucson

Location: AZ-Tucson

Requisition ID: 1733989