Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Certified Surgical Technologist

    Job Location US-TX-Fort Worth
    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:

    Ambulatory Surgery Center with seven Operating Room suites.  Multi-specialty facility.  Surgical procedures include ophthalmology, orthopedic, plastic, hand, spine, podiatry.

    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:

    • Functions as a certified scrub technician in the operating room/ procedure room under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
    • Assists with gowning and gloving other members of the surgical team.
    • Assists with the preparation of the operating room for surgical procedures.
    • Knows and practices the principles and procedures of sterile technique.
    • Handles specimens in accordance with facility policy and procedures.
    • Cleans and/or disinfects instruments and equipment after use and returns it to the proper area for storage or processing.
    • Differentiates sterilization methods required for specific instruments and equipment.
    • Participates in sponge, instrument and needle count with the circulating nurse.
    • Demonstrates understanding of operating room/procedure room technical equipment according to manufacturer’s guidelines, policy and procedures.
    • Checks updated schedule every morning and prepares room supplies and equipment.

    Qualifications

    • Must be a graduate of a surgical technician training program and hold current certification
    • Minumum 2 years experience in the operating room.
    • Ophthalmology experience preferred.

     

    Please send resumes to aimee.ward@scasurgery.com

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