Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Certified Surgical Technician

    Job Location US-TX-Fort Worth
    Type
    Pool
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

     

     

    Facility Description:

    The Texas Health Orthopedic Surgery Center Heritage is a single-specialty ambulatory surgery center located near Keller/Fort Worth Texas, which is a short commute from Dallas. Our center will provide care for patients starting in September 2018. With four operating rooms we will provide Orthopedics, Spine, and Pain surgery services.

    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.     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • 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 OR Clinical Manager, 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
    • Orthopedic (Total Joint, Sports Medicine, Hand, Ankle, Spine and Pain Management) surgical experience strongly preferred.
    • Must be personable, friendly, and exhibit flexibility and positive interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of typical OR equipment required
    • Ability to be flexible with work schedule and maintain regular attendance.

    Please send resumes to : adam.pierce@scasurgery.com

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