OR Technician (Phoenix Central COPS) - CMG at Cigna in Phoenix, Arizona

Posted in Health Care 1 day ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

The SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST is an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team who works with the surgeon, anesthesiologist or anesthetist and the registered nurse as a member of the direct patient care team during surgical intervention. The surgical technologist assists by preparing and handling supplies, instruments and equipment to maintain a safe, therapeutic environment.

Working Hours : Mon-Thursday 630-330 pm Fridays 630 am -12:30pm (with flexibility)

Core Responsibilities/Essential Functions


  • Demonstrates ability to plan for surgical procedures.

  • Demonstrates ability to "scrub" for surgical procedures.

  • Applies principles of asepsis and adheres to infection control guidelines and Universal Precautions.

  • Assembles/disassembles/operates complex surgical equipment.

  • Maintains sponge and needle counts, instrument count when required.

  • Responsible for the proper care and handling of all general and specialty instruments including the cleaning, preparation, and sterilization of surgical instrumentation.

  • Carefully handles specimens.

  • Attends appropriate department staff meetings and in-services and is responsible for maintaining current CPR certification.

  • Assists with room clean-up at the conclusion of the operative procedure and at the end of the day. Assists with room re-stocking and cleaning.

  • Assists with orientation/teaching of personnel in the scrub role/instrument tech.

  • Assists in maintaining Doctor's preference cards. Demonstrates knowledge of sterilization process and record keeping of such processes.

  • R eports any problems in a timely manner.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Current BLS certification

  • Demonstrates verbal communication skills

  • Basic Computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office applications.

  • Strong Customer centric.

  • Requires critical thinking, communication, decision making, analytical and strong interpersonal relationship skills.

  • ASC experience preferred.

  • Certification optional

This role is subject to the CMS (Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services) COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Full vaccination is required, meaning that workers in this position must have received one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of an mRNA vaccine before the first day of work.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

Cigna has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.





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