Texas Health Resources Certified Surgical Tech in Azle, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle is seeking a Certified Surgical Tech in the Surgery department for full time employment.

40 hours per week

5- 8 hr shifts per week

Call required, holiday and weekend rotation

Minimum Education Required:

Graduate of an accredited surgery technology program, Vocational Nurse Program or graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology

Minimum Experience Requirements:

1Year current CST experience within a hospital operating room or surgical center preferred.

*orthopedics, general, podiatry, endoscopy, and pain case experience preferred

Minimum Licensure/Certification:

CST - Certified Surgical Technologist graduate of an accredited surgical tech program Upon Hire

Or

CST - Certified Surgical Technologist graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology within 2 Years

Or

LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse Upon Hire

And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support

Minimum Skill Requirements:

A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment; knowledge of surgical technology.

In collaboration with the RN, assists with the nursing process which includes assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of all patients, including:

-Provides care according to standards of care

-Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to improve care processes that promote continuity of care.

-Performs technical procedures safely, proficiently, and within scope of practice.

-Documents accurately, completely and legibly.

-Takes action to reduce/eliminate patient risks.

-Adapts care measures to reflect age specific and developmental considerations.

-Recognizes and communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.

-Perform other duties assigned.

Entity Information:

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle is a community-based hospital serving the suburban areas of Azle, Lake Worth, Springtown and the surrounding areas. Located about 20 miles northwest of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Azle provides numerous services, including emergency medicine, surgical care, , pain management, radiology, rehabilitation services and an adult intensive care unit. Texas Health Azle is a Level IV trauma center, accredited in Chest Pain Management with distinction by the Joint Commission, and a 2013 National 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics, which makes our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.

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