Surgical Technologist - Operating Room

 
Position: Surgical Technologist - Operating Room

Location: US-TX-Houston

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Shift: Multiple Shifts

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.     To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Surgical Technician - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll handle instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure, assisting the physician while performing related patient care duties in an age appropriate manner as assigned by the circulating nurse (RN).

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Performs patient care related duties

 

 

  • Prepares OR equipment and supplies while performing patient care related duties in an age appropriate manner

 

 

  • Demonstrates effective time management skills

 

 

  • Cares for one or more of the following age groups routinely: Neonates, Infants, Toddler, Preschool Age, School Age, Adolescent, and Adult

 

 



Qualifications:

  • Educational program completion for surgical technologists which may include training programs for surgical technology in the army, navy, air force, marine corps, or coast guard of the United States or in the United States Public Health Service

 

 

  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) by one of the following: National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting OR National Center for Competency Testing

 

 

  • Minimum of 0-2 years of experience as a surgical technologist

 

 

  • Knowledge of a wide variety of instrumentation, equipment, supplies, and surgical procedures particular to an operating room

 

 

  • Ability to communicate effectively, be attentive, and anticipate the needs of the surgeon

 

 

  • Ability to operate sterilizers, microscopes, and surgical equipment related to surgical specialties, i.e., fiberoptic equipment, electrocautery unit, suction machines, orthopedic tourniquets, air powered equipment, etc

 

 

  • Must be able to demonstrate an understanding and commitment to meeting customer needs

 

 



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