Banner Health Surgical Technologist II in Fallon, Nevada

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When our patients need surgery, our outstanding surgery services team steps in to help ensure excellent outcomes and maintain a positive patient experience. Our surgical tech's play a huge role in the care of our patients, and we’re proud of the work they do. If you want to make a difference in people’s lives – and your own – you could find the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

This position requires skills and abilities typically attained with 2 or more years of operating room experience and must be able to scrub proficiently on a minimum of 2 surgical specialties, as well as being regsitered with the state of Nevada.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

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About Banner Churchill Community Hospital

Located in Fallon, Nev., Banner Churchill Community Hospital is a 25-bed licensed hospital offering the most comprehensive array of medical services in rural northern Nevada. We provide comprehensive and emergency care, including an ambulance service that covers more than 5,900 square miles. This makes us one of only two hospital-operated paramedic/EMT/EMS providers in northern Nevada. Our location in Fallon - a short drive from both Reno and Lake Tahoe - offers a wealth of lifestyle advantages, including rustic, rural charm, along with a recreational wonderland of outdoor sports, such as boating, fishing, hiking, biking, skiing, hunting, horseback riding and off-roading.

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position selects and places surgical instruments, supplies and equipment during surgery. Scrubs and provides instruments, sutures, and other sterile supplies during surgical procedure. Participants in the training and orientation of surgical technology staff and students, as assigned. Is proficient to scrub on a minimum of 2 surgical specialties.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares for surgical procedures. Pulls appropriate instruments and supplies and ensures good working order of instruments. Reviews case carts for correct instruments and supplies. Troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment and makes minor adjustments or calls biomedical equipment staff. Checks schedule and plans ahead for upcoming surgical case needs.

  • Anticipates the surgeon's needs. Passes instruments, retracts tissue and operates equipment during surgery. Maintains competency to scrub in a minimum of 2 surgical specialties.

  • Demonstrates the principles of aseptic technique and universal precautions throughout the procedure. Disposes of sharps and trash and places used supplies into case cart for processing. Participates in counting sharps, instruments and sponges. Prepares instruments for cleaning following each case.

  • Ensures that all surgeon preference cards and pick lists are accurate.

  • Assists with OR turnover between cases. Participates in stocking, replenishing supplies and cleaning operating rooms.

  • Participants in or leads the training and orientation of surgical technology staff and students, as assigned.

  • May provide business support to the department including administravie tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and current basic life support certification, also required is current certification as a surgical technologist.

Where applicable must be registered with State Regulatory Agency

This position requires skills and abilities typically attained with 2 or more years of operating room experience and must be able to scrub proficiently on a minimum of 2 surgical specialties. The position requires manual dexterity and the ability to maintain professional decorum in highly stressful emergent situations. The position requires the ability to be conscientious, organized, and orderly and the ability to respond quickly to the needs of the surgeon and patient. Must stay abreast of new developments in the field.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited school of surgical technology is highly preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Job Number 229435

Facility Banner Churchill Comm Hosp

Department Surg-Hosp

Address : Location US-NV-Fallon

Work Schedule Day

Position Type FT: Full-Time

Posting Category Surgery Services