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Surgical Tech Job In Sulphur Springs, Texas

CST, Certified Surgical Technologist - General Surgery

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Company: CHRISTUS Health Profession/Specialty: Surgical Tech Location: 115 Airport Road
Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482
Type of Facility: Hospital
Job Description
Description

Summary:

Performs a variety of technical duties to assist in preparing and caring for pre-operative patients. Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards. Maintains aseptic techniques; actively monitors situations that could lead to breaches in aseptic technique. Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients by demonstrating sensitivity to patient care and privacy. Transports patients to and from the Operating Room suite. Positions patients according to the type of surgery. Identifies and cares for biological specimens. Prepares the Operating Room by setting up tables, instruments, and supplies according to type of case.

Responsibilities:

  • Meets expectations of the applicable OneCHRISTUS Competencies: Leader of Self, Leader of Others, or Leader of Leaders.
  • Under the direction of a professional nurse, performs all processes that relate to the delivery of direct patient care and assistance care in the OR prior to and during any surgical procedure.
  • Ability to proficiently scrub 3 specialty areas including but not limited to: Transplants, Open Heart, Urology, Neurology, Titanium Rib, Robotics, etc. is highly preferred.
  • Establishes and maintains the sterile field, passes instruments, and sutures to the physician, and assists as directed by the physician.
  • Use the physician preference card as a beginning point when pulling cases and setting up the OR.
  • Ensures that preference cards are kept up to date and as complete as possible.
  • Works effectively as a member of the team caring for the patient.
  • Cooperates in team planning and execution.
  • Maintains a safe environment by always implementing technical and aseptic practices.
  • Demonstrates clinical expertise in the use and care of all surgical supplies, instruments, and equipment.
  • Adheres to Universal Barrier Precautions for both patient and own safety in all patient care situations.
  • Demonstrates competency to monitor and control the surgical environment. Maintains proper traffic control, dress codes, and adherence to OR sanitation policies and procedures.
  • Familiar with facility policy and procedure regarding decontamination, processing, and sterilization of all instruments and supplies that are processed within the facility.
  • Demonstrates competence to perform assigned patient care responsibilities in a manner that meets the population-specific and developmental needs of patients served by the department.
  • Appropriately adapt assigned patient assessment, treatment and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, age-specific, and other developmental needs of each patient served.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Completion of the Surgical Technology program is required
  • 2 or more years of experience preferred
  • BLS required
  • Certification of Surgical Technologist from The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting within 180 days of graduation or LVN/LPN License required

Work Type:

Per Diem As Needed


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About CHRISTUS Health

CHRISTUS Health is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures.

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, the mission of CHRISTUS Health is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

To support our healthcare ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on staff who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.

EXTENDING THE HEALING MINISTRY OF JESUS CHRIST

We are inspired by our mission, vision and core values to deliver compassionate, high quality health care, improving the health of the communities we serve. Above all, we are committed to providing our customers and their family members with a truly unique healing experience, one that embodies our values and respects the dignity and worth of each person. Creating a health care system that is truly excellent in all areas is an ongoing effort.

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