Catholic Health Initiatives Surgical Technician III-Woodlands Perioperative Services (Days) Full Time in THE WOODLANDS, Texas
Surgical Technician III-Woodlands Perioperative Services (Days) Full Time
A primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and
Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services,
diagnostic imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density
studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and
surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical
affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s
Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital.
Possesses superior knowledge of the various surgical equipment and
advanced surgical instrumentation in at least three or more specialties;
Develops, organizes and Delivers continuing education topics as needed by the
unit, serving as a liaison to Instrument Techs assigned to the section, and
assures equipment is cleaned and maintained as required.
Assists surgical team in
the scrubbing role according to prescribed standards
Maintains sterile field.
Reports immediately any breaks in aseptic technique.
suture products, medication, and sponge materials to surgeon.
Assists with retracting
of tissue and organs, and suctioning by holding the retracting instrument which
has been placed by the surgeon.
may be applied as directed by the surgeon, to an established instrument placed
by the surgeon.
Performs surgical counts
with the RN according to policy and procedure.
equipment and supplies are available for each procedure:
Assists in housekeeping
duties as directed to insure safe patient environment.
Assists RN with
circulator duties while under direct supervision.
activities and duties as directed.
knowledge and practice in the first scrub role (duties above)
Understands supply costs
and independently works with team to assure that quality of care is maintained
while cost containment is considered
knowledge of the varied surgical equipment and advanced surgical
instrumentation. Assures appropriate equipment and supplies are available
for each procedure
Assists in communication
with Biomedical Services on the status of equipment needing repair or
Educates staff in the
care of instrumentation and equipment
Surgical Technician (CST) or Certified Surgical First Assistant (CST/CSFA)
(3) years of experience
Minimum Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities:
to work in at least 3 different specialty areas.
Job Allied Health
Primary Location TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS-ST LUKE WOODLANDS
Daily Schedule Full-time
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0111847