Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Surgical Technologist in PASADENA, Texas

Certified Surgical Technologist

Description

Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services—wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women’s services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.

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.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Licensure

Required:

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

  • BCLS

Minimum Experience

  • Three (3) years of experience

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

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

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

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

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

  5. Educates staff in the care of instrumentation and equipment

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-PASADENA

Daily Schedule PRN

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1800001280

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.