Certified Surgical Tech - Cardiovascular Team

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Location:
Dallas, TX US
Job ID:
99155
Department:
SURGERY DEPARTMENT
Area of Interest:
Allied Health
Job Type:
Full Time
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Dallas

Qualifications/Duties:
Texas Health Dallas is seeking a Certified Heart and Vascular Surgical Tech in the Surgery  Department.
The Surgery department is at the forefront of some incredible minimally invasive surgeries - procedures that allow physicians to operate with microscopic incisions.

Some of the minimally invasive procedures available are: Bariatric, Cardiovascular,
Gastrointestinal, General, Gynecological, Neuro/Spine, Oncology, and Orthopedics.

Full Time: 40 hours per week
Monday-Friday 6:45am- 3:15pm
Call Required - Must respond within 30 minutes

Minimum Education Requirements:
Graduate of an accredited surgery technology program, Vocational Nurse Program or graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology

Minimum Experience Requirements:
1 year hospital operating room or surgical center preferred.  
***Highly Preferred - heavily skilled Heart and Vascular CST.

Minimum Licensure / Certification Requirements:
CST - Certified Surgical Technologist graduate of an accredited surgical tech program
Or
CST - Certified Surgical Technologist graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology within 2 Years
Or
LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse upon hire
And
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support within 30 Days

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
-In collaboration with the RN, assists with the nursing process which includes assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of all patients, including:
-Provides care according to standards of care
-Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to improve care processes that promote continuity of care.
-Performs technical procedures safely, proficiently, and within scope of practice.
-Documents accurately, completely and legibly.
-Takes action to reduce/eliminate patient risks.
-Adapts care measures to reflect age specific and developmental considerations.
-Safely administers medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines.
-Serves as a patient advocate.
-Communicates per department expectations.
-Recognizes and communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.
-Performs other duties as assigned.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit.  Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

BENEFITS AT A GLANCE:
• 401(k) Retirement Plan
• Health Care Benefits
• Wellness Program
• Paid Time Off
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Life Insurance
• AD&D Insurance
• Disability Coverage
• Long Term Care Insurance
• Other benefits: Adoption Assistance, and Credit Union
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