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Surgical Technician OB PRN

Req #: 17009474
Location: Killeen, TX
Job Category: Surgery
Organization: Metroplex Hospital

Description
Work Hours/Shifts
PRN
  
Metroplex Health System
As a member of Adventist Health System, we believe that total health is achieved through a balance of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. With each patient’s unique circumstances in mind, our multi-disciplinary care teams provide a vast array of services, combining state-of-the-art technology with a personal commitment to creating an exceptional patient experience.
Our team members also enjoy outstanding care in the form of comprehensive health benefits, a friendly, faith-based work environment, and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.
Our multi-facility campus includes 148 acute-care beds at Metroplex Adventist Hospital in Killeen, 60 psychiatric care beds in the nearby Metroplex Behavioral Health Center, and 25 beds at Rollins Brook Community Hospital in Lampasas. Through this Metroplex Health System, we offer a Women’s Center, Sleep Disorder Center, Endoscopy Center, Pediatric Rehabilitation Center, ICU, PCU, ED, imaging, surgery, home health services, and more.
 
What you will responsible for:
  •  Assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure;
  • Preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure
  •  performing accounting procedures in concert with the rn circulator;
  • Assisting with placement of sterile drapes;
  • Providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure; maintaining an organized sterile field;
  • Ensuring sterility of the field and taking corrective actions as needed; and
  • Preparing sterile dressings.
  • Clean and prepare surgical instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas.
  • Assist with post procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients.
  • Contributes to new staff orientation and to students learning by serving as a preceptor when required.
  • Participate in ongoing educational and competency verification activities applicable to scrub person activities.
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement initiatives.
  • Upholds professional standards of performance and conduct.
  • Any additional duties assigned in support of perioperative patient care
 
 
Qualifications
What you will need:
 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Certified surgical technologist (CST)
  • Graduate from an accredited surgical technology program
  • One year perioperative services experience
 

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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