Surgical Technologist | Main OR, Days

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 13, 2018
Closes
Mar 13, 2018
Specialty
Med / Surg, OR / PACU
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Surgical Technologist | Main OR, DaysMemorial City Hospital

Job Description
Position is responsible for providing expert perioperative patient care through the use of equipment and instrumentation. Position functions as a scrub assistant to the physician performing operative and/or invasive procedures. Works under the direction of a Registered Nurse and as outlined in the Surgical Technologist Skills Inventory; uses knowledge/expertise to act as a role model and resource for other staff.1. Required:
  • Graduate of a Surgical Technologist Program; or
  • Licensed as an LVN in the State of Texas who has completed an internship; or
  • Completed on the job training program as a surgical technologist
  • Grandfathered Surgical Technologists must have been actively employed to practice surgical technology in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center since before September 1, 2009.  In lieu of Certification (National Board of Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)) Surgical Technologists actively employed in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center before September 1, 2009 may be employed at Memorial Hermann in the same capacity, as a Non-Certified Surgical Technologist.

2. Has ten or more years experience as a surgical technologist and/or demonstrated competence in two or more specialty areas.

3. Certified in Basic Life Support.

4. Demonstrates clinical competency within all specialty areas and clinical expertise in a specified number of specialty areas, as determined by the individual facility needs.

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