HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Surgical Technician Operating Room in Conroe, Texas

Surgical Tech – Operating Room (OR)

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.

  • Responsible for maintaining customer friendly atmosphere and complying with “Reflection of Excellent” standards.

  • Responsible for scanning supplies in the P.O.U.

Qualifications:

  • One year experience required.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology or military equivalent, and/or current certification.

  • Educational requirements and knowledge appropriate for meeting age-specific needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.

  • Knowledge and application of appropriate restraint systems when necessary for the protection of the pediatric patient.

  • Knowledge and application of appropriate support, padding, and restraining devices for the geriatric patient.

  • Knowledge of the appropriate instrument sets and equipment needed for the pediatric patient.

  • Knowledge of the potential impairment of mobility of joints in the geriatric patient.

  • Certification in Surgical Technology OR verifiable Surgical Tech experience prior to 9/1/2009.

  • Current BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required.

Title: Surgical Technician Operating Room

Location: Texas-Conroe-Conroe Regional Medical Center - Conroe

Requisition ID: 06437-71401