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Texas Health Resources Certified Surgical Tech (CST) - Surgery in Kaufman, Texas

Certified Surgical Tech – Surgery

Our Surgery department is looking for top skilled CST’s. Is that you?

Work location : Texas Health Kaufman, 850 Ed Hall Dr. Kaufman, TX 75142

Work hours: Full-Time, Day shift 40 hours weekly, hours: 6:45am-3:15pm

Work environment: Surgery

At Texas Health Kaufman we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Here’s What You Need

  • 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 required

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

  • 2 Years current operating room experience Req and

  • 1 Year acute care setting Pref

  • 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 Required

What You Will Do

  • Intra - Operating Room Responsibilities: Intra-operatively displays skills and behavior conducive to desirable outcome.

  • Professional Accountability: Assists as needed in coordinating patient care peri-operatively and assumes responsibility and accountability for behavior in order to maintain standards for professional nursing practice.

  • Nursing Process: Assists in providing peri-operative care for a patient population that includes Infants, Pediatrics, Adults, and Geriatrics. Preoperatively assists R.N. circulator in formulating plan of care.

  • Post Operating Responsibilities: Post-operatively follows proper procedures for care of instruments, supplies and equipment. Under supervision, assists RN circulator with post-operative duties.

  • Infection Control: Assists in the delivering of nursing care in a manner that minimizes the risk of transfer of infection and accidental contamination.

  • Safety: Assists in delivering patient care in a manner which protects the patient from injury.

  • Continuous Improvement: Care is provided with an emphasis on continually improving quality, service, and cost effectiveness.

  • Age Specific Care: 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.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health employee

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness as well as several other benefits.

  • Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

  • Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

  • Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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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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