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Surgical Technologist |Permanent| - 1007818

Houston, TX

Surgical Technologist opportunity in Houston, TX

 

Full-time position

 

Shifts: hours vary

•         Five 8-hr shifts,

•         Four 10-hr shifts

•         Three 12-hour shifts

 

Sign on Bonus - Up to $10,000

 

Position is responsible for providing expert perioperative patient care through the use of equipment and instrumentation. Position functions as a scrub assistant to the physician performing operative and/or invasive procedures. Works under the direction of a Registered Nurse and as outlined in the Surgical Technologist Skills Inventory; uses knowledge/expertise to act as a role model and resource for other staff.

 

Minimum Qualifications

•         Education: Graduate of a Surgical Technologist Program

•         License/Certification: Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)

•         Current Certification as a Surgical Technologist by the National Board of Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

 

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

• One (1) year of experience as a surgical technologist

• Demonstrates knowledge and practice of perioperative patient care concepts; demonstrates the ability to perform independently as first scrub in assigned specialty areas.

• Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results.

Principal Accountabilities

• Demonstrates knowledge and practice of perioperative patient care concepts; demonstrates the ability to perform independently as first scrub in assigned specialty areas.

• Provides support for readiness and flow of cases to facilitate overall functioning of the unit, performing assigned duties as needed.

• Verifies functioning and adequate availability of supplies/instruments/equipment prior to the surgical procedure as indicated by the surgeon’s preference card and other available resources; demonstrates the application of the principles of asepsis in a knowledgeable manner that provides for optimal patient care in the OR.

• Ensures safe care to patients adhering to policies, procedures, and standards of care, within budgetary specifications, including time/supply management and accuracy of practice.

• Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as a resource to less experienced staff; demonstrates commitment to preparation for acquiring certification.

• Other duties as assigned.

 

Competitive compensation and benefits package including sign on bonus

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