Community Health Systems 111-056 Surgical Tech - Main OR - FT - Days in Tucson, Arizona


The Surgical Tech inthe Operating Room at Northwest Medical Center, assists surgical team duringoperative procedures by arranging and inventorying sterile set-up foroperations and passing items to doctors and nurses as needed and assists inpreparing and moving patients and in cleaning the operating theater. Worksunder the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Assists in preparingrooms with appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment. Assistswith opening of sterile supplies, sets up for procedures and maintains anorderly surgical field. Adequately prepares for procedures/surgeries and anticipates physician's needs duringprocedures/surgeries. Accepts and properly identifies any medication orsolution onto sterile field. Handles specimens/cultures according to policy.Performs sponge, instrument and sharps counts according to policy. Assists withcare and maintenance of department equipment, instruments and supplies andreturns all to proper locations. Performs other job duties relevant to theposition as assigned.



Vocational/SpecializedTraining, completion of accredited Surgical Technician program or Military ORtraining program with two (2) years surgical tech experience required.


Preferred forSurgical Tech: Previous experience as a Surgical Technician.



"Required:American Heart Association (AHA) BLS required.

Job: Perioperative Services

Organization: Northwest Medical Center Tucson

Location: AZ-Tucson

Requisition ID: 1805982