Certified Surgical Technologist, First Assistant - Labor And Delivery

HCA Kingwood , TX 77345

Posted 6 months ago

Kingwood Medical Center Kingwood, Texas

Certified Surgical Technologist, First Assistant

The Women's Center offers comprehensive services centered around our patient's needs. At Kingwood Medical Center, we provide a full range of expertise from prenatal care through labor and delivery to postpartum care. Significant activities, processes performed and patient types seen in the Labor & Delivery Unit include, but are not limited to:

  • Antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum care of the women in a family centered environment with emphasis on patient education and discharge teaching.

  • Maternal and fetal testing, ultrasound, amniocentesis, OCT, NST as methods used for diagnostic service.

  • Intensive care of the maternal patient including PIH, preterm labor and complications related to pregnancy.

  • Emergency care-trauma, maternal or fetal; prolapsed cord, placenta abruption, uterine rupture, placenta previa, placenta accreta.

Kingwood Medical Center is currently looking for a Certified Surgical Technologist, First Assistant

POSITION GOAL:

Provides direct patient care to infant through geriatric patient. Addresses the physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.

Communicates with surgeon continuously as needed about the patient's condition. Assist surgeon during operative and invasive procedures providing aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure, and other intraoperative technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient. In addition to intraoperative duties, the surgical assistant also performs preoperative and postoperative duties to better facilitate proper patient care.

The surgical assistant performs these functions during the procedure under the direction and supervision of the surgeon and in accordance with hospital policy and appropriate laws and regulations. Participates in performance improvement activities.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:


License/Certifications/

Requirements:

Holds either a State of Texas surgical assistant license and/or maintains certification from either the National Surgical Assistant Association, National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, American Board of Surgical Assistants or any other national certifying or licensing body of recognized standing. BLS required.

Education:

Current National Surgical Technologist certification required from an accredited educational program for surgical technologist and completion of a Surgical Assisting Program or medical graduate such as Medical Doctor, Doctor of Osteopathy or foreign medical graduate.

Experience:

Minimum 2 years previous experience as Certified Surgical Technologist preferred
1 year previous experience as a First Assist preferred



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Certified Surgical Technologist, First Assistant - Labor And Delivery

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