Certified Surgical Tech

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Location:
Plano, TX US
Job ID:
100926
Area of Interest:
Allied Health
Job Type:
Full Time
Facility:
Texas Health Plano


Qualifications/Duties:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is seeking a Full Time Certified Surgical Technologist for 1st shift employment.

Work Schedule: 40 hours with call

Required minimum education:
Graduate of an accredited surgery technology program, Vocational Nurse Program or graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology

Required minimum experience:
One year current operating room experience preferred
***Heavy Spine experience preferred.
***1 year - spine/Scoliosis
Must be able to scrub spinal fusion procedure

Required license/certification:
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
or
LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse upon hire; BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support within 30 days of hire

Duties/Responsibilities:
-Intra-operatively displays skills and behavior conducive to desirable outcome.
-Nursing Process: 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.
-Professional accountability: 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.
-Post-operatively follows proper procedures for care of instruments, supplies and equipment. Under supervision, assists RN circulator with post-operative duties.
-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 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.
-Age Specific Care: Demonstrates competence 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.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level III NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties.  The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business.  Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center.   We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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