Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

    Job Location US-Arlington
    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 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:

    Texas Health Surgery Center Arlington specializes in out-patient eye surgeries: Ophthalmology, Ocular/Plastics, Cornea and Retina.  Willing to pay signing-on bonus and aggressive salary for experienced Ophthalmology O.R. Circulator Nurse.

    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:

    CST handles the equipment, instruments and supplies during surgery as well as protect the sterile area. They must have a clear understanding of the surgical procedure being performed which will help the scrub tech to anticipate any needs of the surgeon. The list of duties for a scrub technologist also includes:

     

    • Makes sure all supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedure are present and in working order
    • Sets up a sterile field and operating room table with the proper instruments, equipment, supplies and any medication or solutions needed for the surgical procedure
    • Performs counts with the circulating surgical technologist before the start of surgery and prior to the incision
    • Prepares and cleans all instruments for sterilization
    • Assists other team members with terminal cleaning of the operating room and preps for next patient

    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.

    • Willing to pay signing-on bonus and competitive salary for experienced Ophthalmology Certified Surgical Technologist (CST).

       

    Please send resumes to :Tamsin.Perfect@scasurgery.com / Tony.Lucero@scasurgery.com

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