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Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: Lufkin, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Hospitals, Health Care

Description

Surgical Technician I - Surgery - Full Time - Days


Position Summary:

Assists in patient care and preparation of surgical patients; Performs scrub duties and related procedures; Accountable for ensuring cleaning and maintenance of supplies and equipment for selected specialty. Serves as a liaison to Instrument Techs assigned

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist surgical team in the scrubbing role according to prescribed standards.

  • Maintain sterile field.

  • Reports immediately any breaks in aseptic technique.

  • Passes instruments, suture products, medication, and sponge materials to surgeon.

  • Assist with retracting of tissue and organs, and suctioning by holding the retracting instrument that has been placed by the surgeon.

  • Electrosurgical current may be applied as directed by the surgeon to an established instrument placed by the surgeon.

  • Performs surgical counts with the RN according to policy and procedure.

  • Assures appropriate equipment and supplies are available for each procedure.

  • Assists in housekeeping duties as directed to insure safe patient environment.

  • Assist RN with circulator duties while under direct supervision.

  • Performs additional activities and duties as directed.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level

· High School Diploma/GED

Licensure/Certification

· Certified Surgical Technician (CST)

· BLS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

N/A

Experience

No experience required.


Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0262814
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Market: CHI Memorial


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