Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Certified Surgical Technologist

    Job Location US-TX-Flower Mound
    Type
    Full-Time
    # 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 200 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

     

     

    Facility Description

     

    Texas Health Orthopedic Surgery Center is an ambulatory surgery center specializing in Orthopedic and Spine surgery, as well as, Pain Management procedures. We operate Monday through Friday, with 23 hour stay availability of Monday through Thursday.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) is responsible for the provision of patient care to meet identified patient outcomes, and to achieve the goals of the facility as directed by the Registered Nurse. The CST performs duties according to scope of practice designated by the facility position description, role and responsibilities and according to the surgical technologist professional organization and certification board.

     

     

    Key Responsibilities:

     

    • Ability to correlate clinical data with patient’s care under the direction of the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse.
    • Fosters a positive and professional surgery center environment by interacting with all persons in a considerate, helpful and courteous manner and by participating as a team member
    • Ability to set priorities.
    • Ability to communicate well with patients, families, Teammates, physicians, other members of the healthcare team, etc.
    • Adheres to all policies and procedures when providing patient care.
    • Demonstrates ability to respond to patient care needs in an emergency situation and under direction of Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse.
    • Initiates and implements basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BCLS) under the direction of the Clinical Leader/Registered Nurse.
    • Functions as a certified scrub technician in the operating room/ procedure room under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
    • Utilizes time effectively.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of a recognized and accredited Operating Room Technician Program. Prior Experience as an ORT preferred.  Current Surgical Technologist certification.  Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification
    • Good visual acuity, accurate color vision.
    • Ability to lift/transfer patients in excess of 100 pounds, which may require pushing, pulling and essentially utilizing a full range of body movement.

    Please send resumes to:brandy.yates@scasurgery.com

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