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Surgical Technologist - Fort Bend Surgery Center OR - Full Time

Company: OakBend Medical Center
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

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 days off.

Keywords: OakBend Medical Center, Sugar Land , Surgical Technologist - Fort Bend Surgery Center OR - Full Time, Healthcare , Sugar Land, Texas

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