Tech - Or/Surgical (Cert)/Ermc/Ft/9A-5:30P

Universal Health Services Edinburg , TX 78540

Posted 3 months ago


The surgical technologists will be working directly with the surgical team. The surgical technologists will be responsible for preparing the surgical suite according to age specific, medical condition and surgeon preference.

The candidate will also perform appropriate sponge, sharp and instrument counts according to hospital policies and procedures. It will be required for the candidate to cross train to other surgical areas in our system. The candidate will demonstrate competency to aseptic surgical equipment annually.


Job Requirements

1.Current Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Certification
2.Willingness to be cross trained to other areas
3.Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS's Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.


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Tech - Or/Surgical (Cert)/Ermc/Ft/9A-5:30P

Universal Health Services