Texas Health Resources CST in Plano, Texas

Job Description

Intra-operatively displays skills and behavior conducive to desirable outcome. 25%

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. 15%

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. 15%

Post-operatively follows proper procedures for care of instruments, supplies and equipment. Under supervision, assists RN circulator with post-operative duties. 10%

Infection Control: Assists in the delivering of nursing care in a manner that minimizes the risk of transfer of infection and accidental contamination. 10%

Safety: Assists in delivering care in a manner which protects the patient from injury. 10%

Continuous Improvement: Care is provided with an emphasis on continually improving quality, service and cost effectiveness. 10%

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. 5%

Qualifications

Education

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

Experience

1 Year current operating room experience preferred

Licenses and Certifications

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 2 Years Or

LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse Upon Hire And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire

Skills

A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, acceptable grooming practices and ability to function in a fast-paced, changing environment.

Supervision

Individual Contributor

ADA Requirements

Extreme Heat 1-33%

Extreme Cold 1-33%

Extreme Swings in Temperature 1-33%

Extreme Noise 1-33%

Working Outdoors 1-33%

Working Indoors 67% or more

Mechanical Hazards 1-33%

Electrical Hazards 1-33%

Explosive Hazards 1-33%

Fume/Odor Hazards 1-33%

Dust/Mites Hazards 1-33%

Chemical Hazards 1-33%

Toxic Waste Hazards 1-33%

Radiation Hazards 67% or more

Wet Hazards 67% or more

Heights 1-33%

Other Conditions 1-33%

OSHA

Tasks involving exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

Physical Demands

Medium Work

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