Job Description

Facility: Valleywise Comprehensive Health Center - Peoria

Department: Operating Room - Peoria

Schedule: Per Diem 8 Hours Per Week

Shifts: Varied

Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, this position plans for and scrubs diverse surgical operations; anticipates needs of surgeons; assembles specialized OR equipment i.e. surgical drills; maintains an aseptic environment; and provides for patient safety. Cares for the instruments/equipment used. Operates simple and complex surgical equipment. Monitors sterilizers and sterilization processes. Participates as a team member during surgical operations and in accomplishing all the support work of the department.





  • Requires a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have graduated from a vocational program for Surgical Technicians or Technologist.  Three (3) years of on the job training experience may be accepted in lieu of completion of a vocational program.


  • Requires a minimum of one (1) year of progressively responsible Surgical Tech in a multi-specialty complex cases experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Prefer three to five (3-5) years' experience with diverse surgical specialties.

Specialized Training:

  • None


  • Must have Basic Cardiac Life Support certification.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. 
  • Requires specialized knowledge and skills of OR practices.
  • Utilizes effective communication and interpersonal skills to enhance and encourage collaborative staff and community relationships.
  • Must be able to lead and mentor other staff.
  • Must be able to respond quickly and must be familiar with operating procedures in order to have instruments ready for surgeons.

Salary Range: $33.15

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