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Texas Health Resources Certified Surgical Tech (CST) in Plano, Texas

Certified Surgical Tech (CST) PRN

We’re looking for qualified Certified Surgical Tech’s like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Plano: 6200 West Parker Road Plano, TX 75093

  • Work environment: Surgery

  • Work hours: PRN (As Needed) Rotating Shift

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level IV NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties. The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business. Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Qualifications

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required (and was employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility before September 1, 2009) OR

  • Other- Graduate of an accredited surgery technology program, Vocational Nurse Program or graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology required upon hire

  • Other- Graduate of an accredited surgery technology program, Vocational Nurse Program or graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology preferred upon hire

  • Other- CLIAFE Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency required

Experience

  • 1 year current operating room experience is preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • CST - Certified Surgical Technologist (graduate of an accredited surgical tech program) required upon hire OR

  • CST - Certified Surgical Technologist (and was employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility before September 1, 2009) required upon hire OR

  • CST - Certified Surgical Technologist (graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology) required in 2 years OR

  • LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse required upon hire AND

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support (prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly) required

Position Responsibilities

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

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  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • A "Top 100 Places to Work" for 2020 by The Dallas Morning News (9th time)

  • #1 as 2021 “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune (7th consecutive year, 6th year as #1)

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