Dallas, TX US
Area of Interest:
Patient Support Services
Texas Health Dallas
Texas Health Resources is seeking a Certified Surgical Tech for Full-Time employment.
Full Time, 1st Shift
6:45 am- 3:15pm; M-F
*Weekday and Weekend Call Required
Required minimum education:
Graduate of an accredited surgery technology program, Vocational Nurse Program or graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology
1 year hospital operating room or surgical center preferred.
***Highly Preferred - heavily skilled Heart and Vascular CST.
CST - Certified Surgical Technologist graduate of an accredited surgical tech program
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
Skills and Abilities:
A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, acceptable grooming practices and ability to function in a fast-paced, changing environment.
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.
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.