Job Description

SIGN ON BONUS FOR FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT

LOCATION:  WICKENBURG, AZ

Wickenburg Community Hospital is a beautiful and sophisticated rural-access hospital located in Wickenburg, Arizona.  WCH is a 8-bed Emergency Department, 19-bed Acute department and many ancillary services.  We also have 3 Primary Care Clinics.  Here at WCH, we strive to maintain the highest standards of professionalism and care.  Join us today and let us be part of your success story.

We offer:

  • Full Benefits
  • PTO/Sick Leave
  • Wellness Benefits

Wickenburg Community Hospital is a non-profit organization and qualifies for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

 

General Description

The Surgical Technologist (ST) provides care to the surgical patient under the direct supervision of the registered nurse and in collaboration with the surgical team

Essential Job Duties

  • Prepare and organize the operating room equipment, instruments, and supplies as required for various surgical procedures
  • Anticipate surgeon and patient needs during a procedure
  • Take care of specimens, prepare, check, and monitor medications, and assist with dressings
  • Set up a sterile and sanitary environment, and maintain the sterile field for the patient during procedures
  • Utilize correct body mechanics in moving, transporting, and positioning patients, stretchers, and/or tables in order to prevent injury to patient and personnel
  • Follow relevant safety and sanitation guidelines
  • Participate in orientation and education of all operating room staff on an ongoing basis
  • Participate in stocking and restocking medical supplies
  • Inspect, replace, and sterilize medical instruments
  • Provide surgeons and patients with necessary instruments, supplies, and equipment

Other Duties

  • Supports the patient and surgical team by adapting to unpredictable situations within the perioperative setting

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Current Basic Life Support or obtain within 6 months of hire
  • 1 year of experience working as a surgical technologist
  • Ability to interact comfortably with patients, families, and staff during a stressful environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification as a surgical technologist preferred, or similar experience in practical nursing or an operating room.
  • 2+ years of experience working as a surgical technologist

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions

  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting; must be able to stand/walk for most of the work day; heavy lifting, must be able to lift packages up to 75 pounds
  • Must be able to work paying close attention to detail with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment