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Texas Health Resources CST Surgical Specialty - Neuro Team in Dallas, Texas

*$8,000.00 Sign on bonus for Full Time with 2 year agreement *

(CST) Surgical Specialist - Neuro Team - GREAT BENEFITS

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for qualified Certified Surgical Tech Specialist like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Dallas, 8200 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX 75231.

  • Work environment: Surgery Department - Neuro Team

  • Work hours: Full-Time, Day shift 40 hours weekly, hours: 630-1500.

  • Call and holiday required; response time is 30 minutes.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas (THD) is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services, and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Qualifications

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent and was employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility before September 1, 2009. Req Or Other Graduate of an accredited surgery technology program, vocational nurse program or graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology. Req

  • Other Graduate of an accredited surgery technology program, vocational nurse program or graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology. Pref

Experience

  • 3 Years Recent experience in a surgical service specialty (robotics, cardiovascular/hearts, orthopedics, neurology) with a minimum of 150 cases performed in that specialty. Req

Licenses and Certifications

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

CST - Certified Surgical Technologist and was employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility before September 1, 2009 Upon Hire Req Or

CST - Certified Surgical Technologist graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology Upon Hire Req Or

LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse Upon Hire Req And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Upon Hire Req

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful CST Specialist will:

  • Preoperatively assists R.N. circulator in formulating plan of care.

  • Prepare and organize the operating room.

  • Assists in providing peri-operative care for a patient population that includes infants, pediatrics, adults, and geriatrics.

  • Assists as needed in coordinating patient care peri-operatively.

  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for behavior in order to maintain standards for professional nursing practice.

Post-operatively follows proper procedures for care of instruments, supplies, and equipment.

Under supervision, assists RN circulator with post-operative duties.

  • Intra-operatively displays skills and behavior conducive to desirable outcome.

  • Assists in the delivery of nursing care in a manner that minimizes the risk of infection transfer and accidental contamination.

  • Assists in delivering care in a manner that protects the patient from injury.

  • Demonstrates competence in assisting with the performance of age appropriate patient care that is specific to the unique physiological and anatomic aspects of life from the very young to the older adult.

  • Participates in hospital initiatives as appropriate

  • Adheres to hospital and System polices and procedures.

  • Completes mandatory training and employee health requirements timely.

  • Maintains safety of the work environment and utilizes appropriate safety techniques.

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

  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations.

  • Completes 30 CEU hours in their surgical specialty every two years

  • Demonstrates accountability and responsibility by independently completing projects/assignments on time and providing timely responses to requests for information.

  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.

  • Performs other work as requested that is reasonably related to the employee's position, qualifications, and competencies.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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