Certified Surgical Tech II (Labor & Delivery) - Part Time Mixed Shift

Location
Austin, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 03, 2018
Closes
Feb 16, 2018
Ref
06676-57863
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

St. Davids Medical Center is part of St. Davids HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized in 2014 with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Founded in 1924, St. Davids Medical Center is a full-service medical center offering comprehensive medical care at three locations—St. Davids Medical Center, Heart Hospital of Austin and St. Davids Georgetown Hospital.

 

Located in central Austin, St. Davids Medical Center includes a 350-bed acute care hospital and a 64- bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. Davids Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of womens services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the regions largest and most sophisticated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The surgical technologist functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse and Physician to facilitate the safe and effective completion of invasive surgical procedures. The surgical technologist possesses knowledge of aseptic technique, human anatomy, surgical procedures, and current technology used to facilitate a physicians performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.  Direct and indirect patient care activities include the following type of functions: clinical, clerical, materials management, and housekeeping. The surgical technologist trains and precepts less experienced surgical tech staff in the preparation of the more complex and difficult cases. They serve as a preceptor for surgical technology students and RN interns in multiples specialties and as a resource person for all specialties. The surgical technologist teaches and directs less experienced surgical staff in room preparation and turnover. The technologist participates in unit activities.

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