~~Certified Surgical Tech

Certified Surgical Tech
Job located in Dallas, TX
Texas Health Resources
Healthcare / Health Services - Nursing / LPNs / LVNs
Medical / Health - Technician
United States - Texas - Dallas
Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for the ideal candidate
Commission Compensation - No
Bonus Eligible - No
Overtime Eligible - No
Interview Travel Reimbursed - No
Candidate Experience
1+ to 2 years of experience
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Certification
Willingness to Travel - Never
Skills and Certifications (bold if required)
Does this candidate possess a CST Certification
Does this candidate possess at least 1 year of recent Main OR CST experience
Is this candidates work history stable
Does this candidate possess a CPR Certification
Is this candidate willing to take call
Description of the Ideal Candidate
CST with at least 1 year of Trauma, Ortho, General, Neuro, Heart, and/or Robotics experience to work at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
The ideal candidate has worked for these companies:
N/A Detailed Description
Certified Surgical Tech
Full Time: 40 hours per week
Mon-Fri 7am-3pm
Call required weekends/holidays
Minimum Education Requirements:
Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program.
Minimum Licensure / Certification Requirements:
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
Completion of competency assessment.
Successful completion of BLS within 30 days of hire.
Minimum Experience Requirements:
1 year of Main OR CST work experience required
Minimum Skill Requirements:
A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment; knowledge of surgical technology.
JOB DUTIES / Responsibilities:
- Provides care according to standards of care
- Prioritizes care
- Performs technical procedures safely, proficiently, and within scope of practice
- Adapts care measures to reflect age specific and
developmental considerations.
- Follows hand washing and infection control guidelines
- Performs surgical scrub according to policy.
- Verifies correct sterilization method is utilized for specific instruments and equipment.
- Performs procedure for time-out, including confirmation of correct patient, correct site and correct
- Performs accurate sharp, sponge and instrument counts at appropriate times with documentation.
- Laboratory/pathology specimens labeled correctly on surgical field.
- Verifies with RN proper medication dosages, uses appropriate route.
- Labels all medication(s) on sterile field.
- Assists with environmental sanitation in OR suites.
- Demonstrates cooperative relationship by showing willingness to support team members.
- Willing and assisting team member.
- Utilizes positive, one-on-one, first party communication.
- Participates in training and orientation of Patient Care Associates, Certified Surgical Tech, and students of Healthcare disciplines.
- Follows/accepts scheduling guidelines.
- Uses time card to punch in and out correctly and consistently.
- Accepts or negotiates changes to assignment to facilitate delivery of quality care.
- Stock rooms to make clean and ready for new patients.
- Return equipment to appropriate storage area.
- Answers pages for room turnover and/or patient lifting assistance when not assigned to specific OR suite.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
o 401(k) Retirement Plan
o Health Care Benefits
o Wellness Program
o Paid Time Off
o Tuition Reimbursement
o Life Insurance
o AD&D Insurance
o Disability Coverage
o Long Term Care Insurance
o Other
Benefits: Adoption Assistance, on-site Child Care and Credit Union
More About the Position
40 Hours per Week
Visa Candidates Considered - No
This company is a great place to work because:
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, that 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. This hospital 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.

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