Certified Surgical Technician (CST) OB PRN in Killeen, TX at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    11/9/2018
  • Job ID:
    18009777
  • Job Function
    Surgery
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Metroplex Hospital

Job Description


Description
Our Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Employees are hired to help Adventist Health System extend the healing ministry of Christ. They are expected to exhibit a continuous behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating customers and co-workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality, abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution, helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization.
 
GENERAL SUMMARY:
Facilitates the operative or other invasive procedure by preparing and providing the required sterile instruments, supplies and equipment. Maintains the sterile field and anticipates and responds to the needs of the surgical team.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
  2. Function as a scrub person during operative and other invasive procedures by
    1. assembling supplies and equipment required for the procedure;
  3. preparing and organizing sterile supplies and instruments for the procedure;
  4. performing accounting procedures in concert with the RN circulator;
  5. assisting with placement of sterile drapes;
  6. providing instruments and supplies to the surgical team during the procedure;
  7. maintaining an organized sterile field;
  8. ensuring sterility of the field and taking corrective actions as needed; and
  9. preparing sterile dressings.
  10. Clean and prepare surgical instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas.
  11. Assist with postprocedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients.
  12. Contributes to new staff orientation and to students learning by serving as a preceptor when required.
  13. Participate in ongoing educational and competency verification activities applicable to scrub person activities.
  14. Maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
  15. Actively participates in Performance Improvement initiatives.
  16. Upholds professional standards of performance and conduct.
  17. Any additional duties assigned in support of perioperative patient care
Qualifications
WHAT YOU NEED:
  • Graduate from an accredited surgical technology program with Certified surgical technologist (CST)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Ability to function at a high level in a physically demanding, high-stress environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work under stressful conditions
  • Ability to work irregular hours including call hours

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

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