HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Surgical Technician - Operating Room in Corpus Christi, Texas

_Corpus Christi Medical Center__– Corpus Christi, TX_ _OR Tech_ Corpus Christi Medical Centeris a Health Care System including Bay Area, Doctors Regional, The Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional, Bayview Behavioral Hospital, Northshore Emergency Center, Northwest Behavioral Health Center and Radiation Oncology at Corpus Christi Cancer Center.

We are committed to the care and improvement of human life; constantly striving to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare. From caring for fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, Corpus Christi Medical Center ensures the community receives the highest quality medical care available.

Corpus Christi Medical Centeris a 631-bed Health Care System offering a comprehensive scope of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services, including: * 24-hour Emergency Services * Bariatric Services * Behavioral Health Services * Cancer Diagnostics & Treatment * Cardiovascular Testing & Surgery * Diagnostic Imaging/MRI * Breast Diagnostic Center * Inpatient Rehabilitation * Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – Level I, II, III * Maternal and Neonatal Transport * Neurosurgical and Neurological Services * Orthopedic Services * Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation * Women’s Health Center

Corpus Christi Medical Centeris currently looking for anOR Tech.

_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. * Surgical Tech certification required. If not certified, must have experience prior to 2009. * Current BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required.

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Surgical Technician - Operating Room

Location: Texas-Corpus Christi-Corpus Christi Medical Center

Requisition ID: 08298-7944