Catholic Health Initiatives Surgical Technician (Orthopedics) Sugar Land Full Time in SUGAR LAND, Texas
Surgical Technician (Orthopedics) Sugar Land Full Time
The Surgical Technologist provides clinical
support and/or operating room assistance under the supervision of a licensed
physician or surgeon. The Surgical Technologist works with a wide variety of
healthcare professionals to deliver direct patient care before, during, and
after procedures or surgery.
- Perform patient
triage duties, e.g. vital signs, weights, documentation of allergies, chief
complaints, collection of health assessment information, obtain patient
history, answer patient questions, explain the procedure, maintain
documentation standards, and consult findings directly with the physician or
- Assist the
physician or surgeon with patient examination, treatment and minor surgery,
e.g. simple dressing changes, hot/cold applications, clinical procedures:
sterile and non-sterile, etc.
- Perform all
laboratory duties, e.g. urinalysis, specimen collections, cultures, etc.
- Perform radiographic
and ultrasound examinations, e.g. cystograms, transrectal and bladder
- Adhere to strict
- Obtain, inspect,
and prepare the proper surgical instrumentation, supplies, equipment and
sutures needed prior to each procedure.
- Assist in being
accountable for all sponges, needles and instruments used during a surgical
- Assure that all
equipment and supplies are available for the surgical procedure.
- Assist with
moving, positioning, and transporting patients.
- Assist with minor
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Education/Accreditation/Licensure (required & preferred):
High school diploma or equivalentrequired.
Graduationfrom an accredited surgical technologist training program or equivalentrequired.
Certificationthrough the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting(formerly the Liaison Council of Certification) as a Surgical Technologistwithin one year of hire required.
BasicLife Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.
2 years of healthcare experiencerequired.
1 year of surgical procedureexperience required.
Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health
Primary Location TEXAS-SUGAR LAND-PARR ORTHOPEDIC
Daily Schedule Full Time
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0162543
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.