Surgical Tech - Ortho Institute of he West - Phoenix - Abrazo Medical Group
Address: 6905 E. Chauncey Lane, Phoenix AZ 85054
The Surgical Technician demonstrates basic knowledge and skills in the scrub role, necessary to provide assistance during Labor and Delivery procedures.
Adheres to and supports the mission, purpose, philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of Tenet Physician Resources.
Adheres to the Tenet HIPAA Compliance Plan and the Privacy Standards Confidentiality Agreement.
Demonstrates support for the Tenet Corporate Compliance Program by being knowledgeable of compliance responsibilities as expressed in the Code of Conduct; adhering to federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and corporate policies and procedures policies that affect his/her specific job functions/responsibilities; and reporting compliance issues/concerns in a timely and appropriate manner.
Assist the physician in procurement of equipment required for daily operations.
Maintains sterilization documents as required for quality indicators.
Assists the surgeon in performing the surgical procedure, anticipating the surgeonâ��s instrument and procedural needs.
Prepares for surgical cases by providing the proper instrumentation, supplies, equipment, and sutures.
Maintains asepsis during all phases of the procedure(s).
Assists the OR RN in preparation and maintenance of the operating room prior to, during and following the surgical procedure.
Assists in accounting for all sponges, needle, and instruments used during a surgical procedure with the circulating nurse.
May assist in assessing, ordering and maintaining inventory supplies.
Communicates appropriate information to surgeons, nurses and anesthesiologist concerning patient care.
Safely carries out physicianâ��s orders accurately and promptly.
Provides necessary material, supplies, instruments and equipment in good working order for the completion of the surgical procedure.
Keeps nurse in charge apprised of unusual occurrences, room activity.
Recognizes and responds appropriately to crisis situations during the perioperative phase, seeking assistance as needed.
Assists in maintaining and updating surgeonâ��s preference cards.
Participates in quality improvement monitoring.
Complies with cost containment practices.
Attends and participates in service programs and staff meetings.
Observes all safety precautions and complies with all health and safety rules and procedures of the facility.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required: Graduate of Surgical Technician Program.
Preferred: 1 year experience as surgical technician
Understanding proper operation of Orthopedic devices and equipment.
Knowledge of using medical equipment including stethoscope, scales, and blood pressure cuff, etc.
Knowledge of Electronic Health Systems.
Knowledge of ICD-9, ICD-10 and CPT codes.
Knowledge of the policies and procedures of a clinic sufficient to provide effective patient care.
Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Staff Abrazo Medical Group
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��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.