Surgical Technologist

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Fort Worth, TX US
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Area of Interest:
Allied Health
Job Type:
Full Time
Texas Health Southwest

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest is seeking a Surgical Tech in the Surgery Department

Work Hours:
Full Time: 36-40 hours per week
Monday - Friday
12 hour day 1st shift  (variable start time)
No call required

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

Minimum Experience Requirements:
1 year scrubbing experience preferred
*** general surgery: laparoscopy; ENT; urology; gynecology; orthopedic surgery including sports medicine, spine, hand, & pain management; podiatry, thoracic and peripheral vascular surgery.

Duties -
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.
Assists in the delivering of care in a manner that minimizes the risk of transfer of infection and accidental contamination.
Care is provided with an emphasis on continually improving quality, service, and cost effectiveness.
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.

Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC.  We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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