Catholic Health Initiatives Surgical Tech III - Main OR (Days) Full-Time in HOUSTON, Texas

Surgical Tech III - Main OR (Days) Full-Time

Description

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a

world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962

by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in

Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The

first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for

Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the

award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding

community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult

and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital

holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and

affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The

University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and

Prairie View A&M University.

PositionSummary

Possesses superior knowledge of the

various surgical equipment and advanced surgical instrumentation in at least

three or more specialties; Develops, organizes and Delivers continuing

education topics as needed by the unit, serving as a liaison to Instrument

Techs assigned to the section, and assures equipment is cleaned and maintained

as required.

Qualifications

Education and Licensure:

Certified

Surgical Technician (CST)

BCLS

MinimumExperience:

Two

(2) years of experience

MinimumKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Able to work in at least 3 different specialty areas.

PositionResponsibilities:

1.

Demonstrates

superior knowledge and practice in the first scrub role

2.

Understands

supply costs and independently Works with team to assure that quality of care

is maintained while cost containment is considered

3.

Demonstrates

superior knowledge of the varied surgical equipment and advanced surgical

instrumentation. Assures appropriate

equipment and supplies are available for each procedure

4.

Assists

in communication with Biomedical Services on the status of equipment needing

repair or maintenance

5.

Educates

staff in the care of instrumentation and equipment

Job Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0115523