Surgical Care Affiliates

Surgical Technician

US-TX-Rockwall
Type
Full-Time
# of Openings
1

Overview

SCA owns and/or provides management services to 205 ambulatory surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in partnership with approximately 2,800 physicians and in affiliation with 105 health systems. SCA's clinical systems, service line growth strategies, benchmarking processes, and efficiency programs create measurable advantage for surgical facilities – clinically, operationally, and financially. 

 

Facility Description:

Texas Health Surgery Center Rockwall is an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) located on the first floor in the adjacent medical office building on Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Rockwall.  It is a multispecialty ASC offering a wide range of services Monday through Friday.  There will be a total of 2 Operating Rooms and 2 Endoscopy/Specialty Procedure Room Suites.  There are 8 Pre-Op beds and 8 Recovery beds.  It is a De Novo with the latest interiors and state of the art equipment.  Texas Health Surgery Center Rockwall is scheduled to open early 2018. 

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Surgical Technician position is responsible for providing safe and direct surgical scrub on all types of minor and major surgical procedures dependent on individual competence within the ASC to identified age groups. In collaboration with other members of the multi-disciplinary care team, the surgical technologist competently performs job responsibilities in accordance with all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.     

  • Ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facility’s policies & procedures.
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers & develops positive working relationships with other departments.
  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with patients, physicians, hospital staff, vendors and the public – in person, on the telephone, or by email.
  • Coordinates and performs activities routinely as appropriate with the Director of Nursing, Medical Director and the Quality Committee(s). 
  • Preforms the role of surgical scrub by anticipating the needs of the surgeon and keeping the circulating nurse informed of any needs throughout a procedure.
  • Ensures all supplies, equipment and medications are assembled prior to the start of the procedure.
  • Understands the high standards and cost savings and containment of the ASC.
  • Promotes safe environment. Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, being aware of and controlling hazards which may endanger patients, visitors, and employees. 
  • Assists the team with safe and appropriate operating room turnover times.
  • Identifies potentially unsafe situations and notifies supervisor. 
  • Follows CDC isolation guidelines, appropriately uses PPE, and performs handwashing according to policy.
  • Strictly adheres to all infection control practices and diligently monitors aseptic technique of the entire surgical team. Takes immediate corrective action for breaks in technique.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Surgical Technician Certification (CST) required
  • Current CPR
  • 1-2 years ASC or hospital Experience REQUIRED
  • Multispecialty surgical experience strongly preferred. Center is heavy in orthopedics, ENT, pain management, and gastroenterology
  • Must be personable, friendly, and exhibit flexibility and positive interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of typical OR equipment required

Please send resumes to: katie.mendonca@scasurgery.com 

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