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Surgical Technician

  •   Houston, TX
  •   Various

Exciting opportunity to be part of team that makes a difference.
Seeking a part time surgical tech for PRN work in Houston, TX.
Be part of a team that makes a difference.


Responsibilities
Provides direct and indirect services to the surgical patient under the supervision of the professional nurse and performs tasks as necessary for the efficient and effective functioning of the operating room, as well as the delivery of quality of care.

Experience in ENT, Podiatry, GI, Ortho, Gyn, Urology, Plastics, General, and Pain.

1. Effective communication skills with the RN, patient and physician(s)

2. Assures patient/personal safety by maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment

3. Ensures proper instrumentation for each procedure

4. Follows all principles of sterile technique

5. Ability to function as a member of the surgical team

6. Ability to perform tasks of a scrub technician

7. Participates in all counts (instrument, sponge sharps ,etc.) as necessary Care and handling of surgical instruments

8. Aseptic technique

9. Principles of Standard Precautions

10. Principles of decontamination and sterilization

11. Assists with maintenance of supplies and equipment

12. Ability to function independently without constant supervision

13. Help to check dates on expirables, i.e. medication, chemicals, equipment, etc….

14. Maintains and keeps up-to-date with established Center/departmental policies and procedures

15. Maintains confidentiality of patient and Center related business.


Requirements

Qualifications - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

-Experience in ENT, Podiatry, GI, Ortho, Gyn, Urology, Plastics, General, and Pain.

1. Graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology/ or TX LVN license

2. Certified in surgical technology preferred (CST or CORT)

3. Minimum 1 year experience

4. Current BLS required

5. Compliance with continuing and mandatory education program


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