Surgical Technologist - Fort Bend Surgery Center OR - Full Time
Company: OakBend Medical Center
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: January 10, 2022
The Surgical Technologist 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.MINIMUM EDUCATION -High School diploma or GED required. -
Completion of an accredited educational program for Surgical
Technologist. -MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE -One year of perioperative
services preferred - -REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS -Must be
certified by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical
Assisting (NBSTSA), NCCT is acceptable or meet the grandfather
clause. Grandfather Clause: The bill includes an extensive
grandfather clause exempting all individuals employed to practice
surgical technology in a health care facility before Sept. 1, 2009.
The clarification notes that legislation does not state employed on
Sept. 1, 2009, but rather "before that date. A surgical
technologist who is was employed before Sept 1, 2009, may remain
employed as a surgical technologist without meeting the
certification requirement.Certified in Basic Life Support through
the American Heart Association. -REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND
ABILITIES -Knowledge of medical terminology. - Good communication
skills. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology. - Good hand-eye
coordination and basic infection control/aseptic technique.
Knowledge of instrumentation equipment used in surgical procedures.
Ability to use equipment reference manuals and resources for
consultation (perioperative suite in total, positioning equipment,
tourniquets, endoscopy equipment, instrumentation, electrocautery
equipment, autoclave, liquid sterilizers, washer decontaminators).
Should possess the ability to understand and react effectively to
unique needs and care for all patient populations -WORK SCHEDULE
-Normally scheduled Monday through Friday. Work hours may fluctuate
to accommodate the operating room schedule. - Must be flexible if
required to work long or irregular hours. - During low
census/patient procedures may be required to leave early or rotate
Keywords: OakBend Medical Center, Sugar Land , Surgical Technologist - Fort Bend Surgery Center OR - Full Time, Healthcare , Sugar Land, Texas
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