Surgical Technologist II - Woodlands

 
Position: Surgical Technologist II - Woodlands

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Shift: Multiple Shifts

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Scheduled to open in 2017, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is a 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to treat children and adolescents in The Woodlands and counties throughout Greater North Houston such as Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties. Our new facility will include 25 emergency center rooms, 32 acute rooms, 28 critical care rooms, 12 radiology rooms and 4 operating rooms. We will also offer inpatient and outpatient pediatric care in more than 25 specialties including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation. Outpatient care areas are scheduled to open in fall 2016.   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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