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Surgical Tech PRN Westgate Surgery Center

Company: USPI
Location: Avondale
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Westgate Surgery Center is seeking a per diem Surgical Tech to join the team!

Job Summary: Anticipates the needs of the surgical team. - Establishes and maintains sterile field during surgical procedures in the operating room.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following. - Other duties may be assigned:

Efficiently and effectively assists physician with operative procedures. - Anticipates surgeon/physician's needs both in preparing for procedures and during procedure

Demonstrates knowledge of specific responsibilities in all emergency situations.

Ensures sterility of all supplies and instruments during set up of surgical procedures.

Handles instruments in a manner which prolongs "life" of instrument.

Assists circulating nurse and surgical team in maintaining sterile environment.

Assists circulating nurse in gathering necessary surgical supplies and equipment. Is responsible for doing sponge, needle, and instrument count pre-operatively and intra-operative with the circulating nurse.

Gowns and gloves surgeons and assistants.

Assists in keeping physician preference cards accurate/updated.

Retains all specimens to be sent to pathology, confirming source/name of specimen with surgeon.

Transports all surgical equipment to appropriate cleaning areas. Assists in sterile supply with cleaning and reprocessing of instrument sets.

Interacts appropriately and effectively with all patients/others regardless of age or ethnic background.

Uses Standard Universal Precautions, appropriate hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and safe practices to ensure personal safety and a safe environment.

Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance and participates in emergency preparedness drills.

Follows all equipment and safety guidelines and is responsible for knowledgeable use and care of equipment.

Serves as a resource to other members of the health care team.

Attends in-services, conferences, and meetings as required.

Communicates effectively and courteously with visitors, physicians, and their office staffs, patients, and employees. Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy.

Maintains designated certifications such as CPR, as offered by the center.

Acts in accordance with the vision, mission, and business philosophy of the Center.

Complies with Policies and Procedures, and adheres to safety guidelines to ensure a safe work and patient care environment.

Required Skills:

High School Diploma / GED; completion of a Scrub Technician Certification Program.

One to two years experience as a Scrub Tech in multiple specialties or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

USPI complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. - If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. - If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.

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Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

Keywords: USPI, Avondale , Surgical Tech PRN Westgate Surgery Center, Healthcare , Avondale, Arizona

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