Catholic Health Initiatives Surgical Technician III - CVOR in HOUSTON, Texas

Surgical Technician III - CVOR

Location: HOUSTON, TEXAS, UNITED STATES

Field: Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Requisition #: 2018-R0191953

Post Date: Dec 26, 2018

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.

Position Summary

Possesses superior knowledge of the various surgical equipment and advanced surgical instrumentation in at least three or more specialties; Develops, organizes and Delivers continuing education topics as needed by the unit, serving as a liaison to Instrument Techs assigned to the section, and assures equipment is cleaned and maintained as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education :

*Certified Surgical Technician (CST) or Certified Surgical First Assistant (CST/CSFA)

*BCLS

Minimum Experience:

*Two (2) years of experience

Position Responsibilities

1. Demonstrates superior knowledge and practice in the first scrub role

  1. Understands supply costs and independently Works with team to assure that quality of care is maintained while cost containment is considered

  2. Demonstrates superior knowledge of the varied surgical equipment and advanced surgical instrumentation. Assures appropriate equipment and supplies are available for each procedure

  3. Assists in communication with Biomedical Services on the status of equipment needing repair or maintenance

  4. Educates staff in the care of instrumentation and equipment

Minimum Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

*Able to work in at least 3 different specialty areas.

Disclosure Statement

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2018-R0191953

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

About Us

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