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Lead Surgical Technician - Operating Room

Houston, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

The Woman’s Hospital of Texas – Houston, TX

Surgical Tech - Operating Room

The Woman's Hospital of Texas opened in 1976 and ever since has remained the state's premier facility dedicated solely to the health of women and newborn infants. Located near the Texas Medical Center, Woman’s offers 397

licensed beds, including a NICU (neonatal intensive care

unit) and a full range of women’s health services and newborn infants.

 

More than 650 board-certified physicians at Woman's offer their expertise and an outstanding level of quality care in the areas of gynecology, obstetrical care, high-risk pregnancy and minimally invasive surgery.

The Woman’s Hospital of Texas is currently looking for a Surgical Tech - Operating Room.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for evaluating and implementing care for assigned patients.
  • Responsible for meeting Standards of Practice, managing supplies and equipment, and participates in maintaining proper inventory on all instruments in the department.
  • Responsible for coordinating instrumentation and surgical supplies, and assisting in surgical suite preparation for a variety of surgical cases.
  • Actively participates in the planning and implementation of measures to maintain and improve the quality of patient care.
  • Is knowledgeable in the use of positioning equipment and techniques to assure patient safety.
  • Scrubs for a variety of surgical specialty cases and assists as needed in circulating duties.
  • Assists in preparation of specimens, operation of equipment, and sterilization, and/or disinfection of equipment.
  • Assists in the immediate post-surgical care of the patient and of equipment in order to provide a continuum of quality patient care.
  • Accountable for maintaining and improving job knowledge and skills.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

  • One year experience is required. Must have Pedi and Women's Services experience.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology or military equivalent, and/or current certification.
  • Certification in Surgical Technology OR verifiable Surgical Tech experience prior to 9/1/2009.
  • Current BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required.
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Facility: The Woman's Hospital of Texas- Houston
Job ID: 00162-98864
Category: Clinical Techs
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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