Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Certified Surgical Technologist

    Job Location US-TX-Austin
    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:

    Northwest Hills Surgical Hospital, and its affiliated physicians and partners, are committed to delivering high quality surgical services to ensure superior patient experiences and clinical outcomes. We are dedicated to providing exceptional care in a fun, friendly, professional and safe environment. Our Staff is critical to our success. Northwest Hills Surgical Hospital is an eight bed general acute care hospital offering inpatient and outpatient procedures. We specialize in Pain Management, Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, and Podiatry.

    For more information on Northwest Hills Surgical Hospital, visit www.northwesthillssurgical.com

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The Surgical Technologist will assists in providing care to patients during intra-operative phase, functioning primarily in the scrub role and assisting in the circulating role; responsible for aseptic technique in preparation of supplies and equipment

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Scrubs for the cases in all major surgical services according to established procedures and standards requiring advanced knowledge of anatomy, surgical instruments, Surgeon preferences, and other technical knowledge.
    • Assists the circulating nurse as needed
    • Sets up Operating Room according to surgical procedure schedules and arranges sterile set up of instrument table supplies and equipment required for specific procedure. Assists circulating nurse with surgical counts, actively participates in Time Out process, proper labeling of medication on the sterile field.
    • Assists with proper draping procedures.
    • Passes sterile supplies and equipment to the Surgeon and Assistants during procedures, acts to anticipate and respond to surgical team's needs during course of surgery.
    • Handles surgical specimens following specimen protocol, places in preservative solution and notifies circulating nurse of source of specimen and location.
    • Acts as a resource and preceptor to those learning the scrub role.
    • Keeps current regarding developments in the surgical equipment, trends, and techniques through attendance at in-services or other educational programs.
    • Willing to take call according to hiring status.
    • Assists surgeon during procedures by holding retractors as requested.
    • May perform other duties as assigned or requested.

    Qualifications

    • Education – High School or GED
    • 1 to 3 years of experience as a Certified Surgical Technologist
    • Certifications – BLS

    Please send resumes to barbara.kenney@scasurgery.com

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