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