Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Certified Surgical Technician

    Job Location US-TX-Denton
    Type
    Pool
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    SCA owns and/or provides management services to 205 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 Denton

     

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    • 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 nursed
    • 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.

    Qualifications

    Licenses or Certificates: 

    • Graduate of operating room technician program
    • Current BLS certification
    • Certified in Surgical Technology 

    Total education, vocational training and experience:

    •  At least 1 year of experience as a CST

    Please click HERE to apply

    2019-6677

     

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