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Texas Health Resources Certified Surgical Tech (CST) - Full Time 7a-7p - Main OR in Stephenville, Texas

Texas Health Stephenville seeks to hire a Certified Surgical Tech to join the Main OR Surgery Team.

The address is 411 N Belknap St, Stephenville, TX 76401.

Salary: Min $21.55 – Max $36.71, based on relevant work experience.

Schedule

• Full Time; 36 hours per week, 7:00am-7:00pm.

Call Required weekends and evenings; 30-minute response time

Texas Health Stephenville serves a large and ever growing community with a very diverse population. Our OR consists of 4 operating rooms and 1 procedure room. Services provided include Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Podiatry, ENT, Dental, and General Surgery. As a Certified Surgical Tech, you will assist in providing

Peri-operative care.

The essential duties of this position are:

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

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

• 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.

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

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

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

• 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.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

• H.S. Diploma or Equivalent and was employed to practice surgical technology in a health care facility before September 1, 2009 OR Graduate of an accredited surgery technology program, Vocational Nurse Program or graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology required upon hire.

• At least 1 year of current Surgical Tech work experience preferred.

• CST - Certified Surgical Technologist, or LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse Upon Hire or CST - Certified Surgical Technologies graduate/completion of a military training program in surgical technology within 2 years of hire.

• BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support

Skills

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

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville is a full-service, 98-bed hospital serving Erath and surrounding counties since 1926. The hospital offers surgical services, women’s and infants’ services, advanced diagnostic imaging, sleep lab and a wound care program. Texas Health Stephenville has received accreditation as a Level IV trauma center, Cycle III Chest Pain Center by Society of Chest Pain Centers and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. The hospital was named a Baby-Friendly Hospital by the World Health Organization and received Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Stephenville is about an hour away from Fort Worth, so if peaceful surroundings in a rural area are the style you're looking for in your career, consider Texas Health Stephenville.

Texas Health Highlights

• 2020 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2020 (#15) (6 th year in a row)

• 2020 Fortune's list of Best Workplaces in Health Care (#1)

• Best Workplaces for Millennials for 2019 by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

• Platinum-level recognition in the 2019 “Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles®” awards, sponsored by the National Business Group on Health

• 2019 "Best Workplaces for Women" by Great Place to Work®

• 2019 Gold Level Workplace Health Achievement Award by the American Heart Association

• 2019 HealthCare's Most Wired by CHIME and Modern Healthcare

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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