Basic Purpose Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manger Peri-Operative Services, the Surgical Technologist is a staff member trained in surgical scrub technique, care and identification of all surgical instruments. Has a good working understanding of the functioning of instruments and all equipment utilized in the operating room and central sterile.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Proof of highest level of education completed but not less than high school education or equivalent as recognized by an approved government accreditation association.
Graduate from an accredited Surgical Technologist program required.
Previous experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred.
Maintains current CPR Certification from the American Heart Association (Healthcare Provider) required or other approved educational programs.
Demonstrates knowledge of current trends in nursing required.
Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form required.
Required to have a well-groomed, professional appearance.
Ability to lift and carry 40 lbs required.
Ability to walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, reach, kneel and stretch using good body mechanics for sustained periods of time required.
Required to have the mental and physical ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Preferred Skills & Abilities
An understanding of computer systems, process design and data management.
Previous Meditech experience or other related electronic records systems.
Basic knowledge of system application implementation, enhancement, development and support methods and practices.
Language proficiency in English, with excellent written and verbal fluency.
Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center is located in Safford, AZ, and is the primary source of healthcare for both Graham and Greenlee Counties. Named after the area's most striking landmark, Mt Graham Regional Medical Center is as committed to providing the finest healthcare to our valley's residents today as it was when it opened over 36 years ago.