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Certified Surgical Technologist, Closed Heart Unit, 10:30am-9pm

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

At Memorial Hermann, we pursue a common goal of delivering high quality, efficient care while creating exceptional experiences for every member of our community. When we say every member of our community, that includes our employees. We know that when our employees feel cared for, heard and valued, they are inspired to create moments that exceed expectations, while prioritizing safety, compassion, personalization and efficiency. If you want to advance your career and contribute to our vision of creating healthier communities, now and for generations to come, we want you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary

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.

Position must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient served as well as knowledge of the principles of growth and development as it relates to the different life cycles.Job Description

Certified Surgical Technologist, Closed Heart Unit

*Full time; 10:30am-9pm (4, 10 hr shifts, days varied within Monday-Friday_

*Call required
*1+ year of minimum invasive/ open heart experience required

*OR leadership committed to a successful CV OR team
*Progression to a closed CV team.
*Convenient location and Free Parking.
*Strong CV Nurse and Scrub Tech Coordinators.
*Highly skilled CV minimally invasive/robotic surgeons.

This position is located at Memorial Hermann Memorial City.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of a Surgical Technologist Program

Licenses/Certifications: Certified in Basic Life Support current Certification as a Surgical Technologist by the National Board of Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • New Grad
  • Surg Tech I =1 year
  • Surg Tech II = 2-4 years
  • Surg Tech III = 5+ years

    Principal Accountabilities
    • Supports goals of unit and facilitates unit operations by serving as a resource specialist for an assigned operating room area/specialty service.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of aseptic technique, advanced surgical techniques and practice of patient care techniques for all clients undergoing elective and emergency situations; performs duties in an expert manner according to the age/needs of the patient/population served.
    • Verifies functioning and adequate availability of supplies/instruments/equipment prior to the surgical procedure as indicated by the surgeon's preference card and other available resources; demonstrates the application of the principles of asepsis in a knowledgeable manner that provides for optimal patient care in the OR.
    • Ensures safe care to patients adhering to policies, procedures, and standards of care, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, and accuracy of practice.
    • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff; provides orientation and in-service training to department personnel.
    • Demonstrates commitment to caring for every member of our community by creating compassionate and personalized experiences. Models Memorial Hermann's service standards by providing safe, caring, personalized and efficient experiences to patients and colleagues.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston , Certified Surgical Technologist, Closed Heart Unit, 10:30am-9pm, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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