Certified Scrub Tech PRN Days in Burleson, TX at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/18/2018
  • Job ID:
    18005951
  • Job Function
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Texas Health Huguley FWS

Job Description


Description

Work Hours/Shifts
Per Diem/Days


Texas Health Huguley Surgery Center is now a freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center.  Services provided include:

  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic
  • Pain Management
  • Podiatry
  • Ear, Nose and Throat 

We are seeking FT or PRN experienced CST for growing ASC. Team player a must. Previous ASC experience preferred. 


You will be responsible for:

  •  Demonstrates competence and knowledge of aseptic techniques and surgical procedures, including OR dress policy, to ensure a safe environment and preparation for surgery.
  • Maintains aseptic technique.  Reports any break in aseptic technique to circulator to prevent infection.
  • Performs proper counts per operating room policy and procedures alerting circulator when necessary of closure so count can be done.
  • Ensures that instruments, supplies and equipment are ready for surgery.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of instruments and equipment necessary for a procedure as shown by ability to scrub for specialized cases as observed.
  • Practices and compiles with infection control Universal Precautions techniques and OSHA Regulations regarding Blood Borne Pathogens and Infectious Wastes.
  • Gives concise, accurate and pertinent information to circulating nurse during surgery, so correct documentation can be made.
  • Responsible for giving specimens to circulating nurse.
  • Participates as an effective member of the OR team/unit to facilitate the smooth and efficient operation of the department.
  • Demonstrates effective organizational skills; priority setting by completing assigned tasks.
  • Effectively assists, directs, teaches and guides students and new employees to aid in their learning process to ensure patients receive optimal care.
  • Adapts to surgery schedule staying late when schedule is heavy, demonstrating a willing attitude.
  • Responds to emergency on-call promptly, arriving within twenty to thirty minutes when called, in order to meet appropriate staffing needs.
  • Remains in assigned area and/or keeps supervisor informed of whereabouts during shift at all times.
  • Seeks counsel for situations that indicate potential litigation.
  • Ensure cost-effectiveness in use of supplies.
  • Demonstrates productive use of downtime.
  • Communicates effectively and respectfully with team members.

Qualifications

What will you need?

  • Graduate of an approved operating technology course (or trained before grandfather clause).
  • Currently certified to practice as a Certified Scrub Tech.


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

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