Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Surgical Technician

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

    SCA owns and/or provides management services to 200 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. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

     

    Facility Description:

    Texas Health Surgery Center Alliance is an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) located on the first floor in the adjacent medical office building on the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance campus in Ft Worth, TX.  It is a multispecialty ASC offering a wide range of services.  Hours of operation are 7:00am-5:00pm Monday through Friday.  There are 3 Operating Rooms and 2 Endoscopy/Specialty Procedure Room Suites. 

     

    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 Clinical Manager, Medical Director and the Quality Committee(s). 
    • Performs 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 general, urology, orthopedics, and gynecology.
    • Must be personable, friendly, and exhibit flexibility and positive interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of typical OR equipment required

    Please send resumes to :julie.elsey@scasurgery.com

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