DescriptionSHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
St. David’s Georgetown Hospital is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. St. David’s Georgetown Hospital offers a range of services, including a 24-hour emergency department with a level IV trauma center; Certified Primary Stroke Center; Certified Chest Pain Center; inpatient and outpatient surgery; advanced pulmonary intervention; critical care capabilities; acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation; and maternity and newborn services with mother-baby couplet care close to home for Georgetown families. In conjunction with its parent campus, St. David’s Medical Center, Healthgrades awarded St. David’s Georgetown Hospital the 2016 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™, 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and the 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™—a unique trio of awards that only three hospitals in the nation were able to achieve—as well as the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. Additionally, St. David’s Georgetown Hospital was named to the list of 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics for four years in conjunction with its parent campus, and the facility earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group from 2012 to 2016.
The Surgical Technologist is responsible for providing assistance to surgeons, registered nurses and other specialists in caring for patients with minor to major illnesses or injuries. He/she functions under the direction of the licensed registered nurse. Will also be required to function and cross train to the Endoscopy department with all the skill requirements. Accepts shift work and takes call as required by the department. Works with patients ranging in life span from infant to geriatric.
Required: Graduation from a surgical tech program or related experience in the field. Certification as a Surgical Tech. A minimum of three (3) years recent experience as a Surgical Technologist with demonstrated competency in multiple inpatient surgical specialties.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Required: Surgical Tech Certification. Current certification as BCLS Healthcare Provider.
Reports to: Charge Nurse/ Perioperative Services Director