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Surgical Tech II

Phoenix Childrens Hospital. - Phoenix, AZ
This position performs a variety of technical functions and duties to provide for availability of supplies and equipment and maintains sterile field for operating procedures.


PCH Values

Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.


Position Duties

Assists to perform room turnovers in accordance with established procedure and department requirements/standards as part of procedural team.
Participates in a variety of surgical cases by assisting surgeons at the surgical field. Prepares and sets up operating room for surgical procedures and organizes sterile areas, instruments, and equipment in accordance with established procedure, department, and physician requirements and standards.
Handles and cares for specific instrumentation to prevent breakage and damage.
Reviews requirements of patient, physician, and procedure idiosyncrasies to assess set up, equipment, and supply needs.
Communicates with procedural team to provide for thorough preparedness.
Seeks guidance from appropriate source for performing or assisting with procedures as needed based on level of personal expertise.
Handles and labels all specimens.
Suggests and assists update and maintain physician preference cards.
Pulls cases prior to procedure. (Ambulatory Surgery Center).

Participates in re-stocking, re-supplying, and cleaning of all operating rooms, specialty carts, and sterile core to provide for efficient, effective, and safe department operations.
Serves as preceptor to students and orients regarding functions, duties, and role of Surgical Technician.
Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.