Arlington, TX US
Area of Interest:
Texas Health Arlington Memorial
Qualifications/Duties: Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital is seeking a Certified Surgical Tech in the Surgery Department
Monday - Sunday; rotating call
Call required-weekdays and weekends
***Response time within 30 minutes***
Minimum Education Requirements:
High School Graduate or G.E.D.
Graduate of an accredited surgery technology program
Minimum Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Certified Surgical Tech (CST) or LVN License
CPR within 3 weeks of employment
Minimum Experience Requirements:
Required - None
Preferred - 1 year of current Cardiovascular CST work experience.
Minimum Skill Requirements:
A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, acceptable grooming practices and ability to function in a fast-paced, changing environment.
JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in providing peri-operative care for a patient population that includes Infants, Pediatrics, Adults, and Geriatrics. Preoperatively assists R.N. circulator in formulating plan of care.
Intra-operatively displays skills and behavior conducive to desirable outcome.
Post-operatively follows proper procedures for care of instruments, supplies and equipment. Under supervision, assists RN circulator with post-operative duties.
Age Specific Care. Demonstrates competency in assisting with the performance of age appropriate patient care that is specific to the unique physiological and anatomic aspects of life from the very young to the older adult.
Infection Control. Assists in the delivering of nursing care in a manner that minimizes the risk of transfer of infection and accidental contamination.
Safety. Assists in delivering patient care in a manner which protects the patient from injury.
Continuous Improvement. Care is provided with an emphasis on continually improving quality, service, and cost effectiveness.
Leadership/Professionalism. Assists as needed in coordinating patient care peri-operatively and assumes responsibility and accountability for behavior in order to maintain standards for professional nursing practice.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, a 369-bed acute-care, full-service medical center has been serving Arlington and the surrounding communities since 1958. Hospital services include comprehensive cardiac care, women’s services, neurosciences, cancer services, orthopedics, emergency services and an advanced imaging center. Texas Health Arlington Memorial has over 1,600 employees, 250 volunteers and 630 physicians on its medical staff. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence. For more information, visit TexasHealth.org/Arlington.