Certified Surgical Tech II

HCA Round Rock , TX 78664

Posted 4 months ago

St. David's Round Rock Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. With 171 beds, the hospital's comprehensive services include advanced cardiac care at the Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David's Round Rockthe first specialized cardiac facility in Williamson Countywith the only Hybrid Operating Room (OR) in the county; as well as emergency services in a 24-hour emergency department, including advanced trauma care with a Level II Trauma Center; St. David's Urgent Care Round Rock; and St. David's Emergency Center in Cedar Park. St. David's Round Rock Medical Center is also known for providing advanced orthopedic and robotic services, among other complex specialties. In 2016, the hospital received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades and also earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, the surgical team through case preparation, surgical assistance, and after care of operating room patients, equipment and supplies. The technician also participates in unit activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Assists in delivery of patient care.

  • Assembles and prepares for procedures.

  • Participates in performance of procedures.

  • Assists with procedure completion.

  • Assists with delivery of age appropriate care to patients.

Assists in maintaining a clean, orderly, and safe environment.

  • Insures availability of safe instruments and equipment.

  • Returns equipment and supplies appropriately to contamination to proper storage following completion of procedure.

  • Consistently demonstrates efficiency and timelines during case turnover.

  • Participates in performance improvement (quality assurance).

  • Takes appropriate action to prevent/manage accidents in the area.

Participate in unit activities.

  • Participates in budget and inventory control.

  • Updates procedure cards when changes are necessary.

  • Participates in staff and self-development.

  • Performs other duties as delegated.

  • Demonstrates positive customer service skills.

  • Facilitates adhesiveness of Surgical services.

Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Appropriately access secured rooms with locked medication storage containers in order to perform assigned job function, which does not include management of medications.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Completion of accredited Surgical Technologist Program and successfully completed certification exam; or a minimum of (6) years of recent experience as a surgical technician with demonstrated competency in five or more specialties to include General, GYN, Ortho, Neuro and Plastics; good customer relations skills; effective verbal, written, and face-to-face communication skills.

LICENSES /CERTIFICATIONS

Required: Current certification as BLS Healthcare Provider. Certified Surgical Tech.


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