Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Certified Surgical Technician

    Job Location US-TX-Bedford
    # of Openings
  • 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


    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Key Responsibilites:

    • Has experience in SPD
    • Delivers safe patient care as directed by the RN and according to facility policy and procedure
    • Demonstrates ability to respond to patient care and unit needs in an emergency situation
    • Utilizes safe practices
    • Orients the patient to the operating room environment
    • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position
    • Assists with gowning and gloving other members of the surgical team
    • Assists with the preparation of the OR for surgical procedures
    • Assists with skin preparations and with draping of patients
    • Knows and practices the principles and techniques of sterile technique
    • Handles specimens in accordance with policy and procedures
    • Removes drapes at end of procedure, cleanses the patients of prep solution and applies dressings as needed
    • Cleans instruments and equipment after use and returns in to the proper area for storage and processing
    • Differentiates sterilization methods required for specific instruments and equipment
    • Participates  in sponge, instrument, and needle count with the circulating nurse
    • Demonstrates ability to understand and uses autoclaves, scope washers and sonic washers
    • Assists with stocking and replenishing supplies and restocking OR rooms 
    • Updates knowledge in surgical techniques and related nursing care
    • Checks updated schedule each morning and prepares room supplies and equipment
    • Demonstrates the importance of continuing education to the performance of facility responsibilities and growth in profession


    • Licenses or Certificates: 
      • Graduate of operating room technician program
      • Current BLS certification
      • Certified in Surgical Technology
      • SPD Certification
    • 1-2 years OR Experience REQUIRED;
    • Multispecialty Operating Room experience strongly preferred. Center is heavy in Gyn, General, Colonoscopy, Ortho, Hand, Foot, Spine, ENT, Vascular.
    • Must be personable, friendly, and exhibit flexibility and positive interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent communication skills MANDATORY.
    • Knowledge of typical SPD equipment required.
    • Computer experience, HST, Excel, Word.

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