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Surgical Technician

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Lewisville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description Surgical TechnologistMedical City Lewisville
Position Summary:Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Surgical Technologist assist the surgical team in delivering direct and indirect care to the patient in the Operating Room, providing quality health care through the development of an organizational climate that is professional, compassionate and responsive to the patient, physicians and ASSOCIATES. The Surgical Technologist must possess knowledge, judgment and skills based on the principles of biological, physiological, behavioral and social sciences within the scope of a Surgical Technologist basic training program. The Surgical Technologist assists the surgical team in identifying patient needs and plans and initiates interventions for resolution when applicable. The Surgical Technologist demonstrates an awareness of patient's rights and works to ensure patient privacy, safety and comfort. Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in hospital or departmental performance improvement activities.
  • Assists in damp dusting light fixtures, tables, Mayo and ring stands.
  • Assists in checking supplies, instruments and equipment against preference card and/or obtaining any missing items.
  • Responsible for scrubbing assigned procedures.
  • Anticipates the surgeon's needs in performing the operation and provides for a safe and sterile surgical environment.
  • Uses supplies and suture judiciously.
  • Accurately handles all specimens.
  • Assists in cleaning the patient prior to applying surgical dressing.
  • Assists in the care and maintenance of instruments, equipment and supplies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the location, care and operation of all surgical instruments, equipment and supplies.
  • Assists in cleaning and restocking all the operating rooms.
  • Initiates and/or assists in updating preference cards.
  • Adheres to Universal Precautions.
  • Attends staff meetings.
  • Seeks opportunities to improve department or interdepartmental processes.
  • Serves as a clinical resource to department staff, students, volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring quality patient care
  • Takes appropriate measures to ensure safety of patients.
    License/Certification/Registration:
    • Current surgical technologist certification or LVN licensure required for Surgical Tech II. (Certification is not required for employees hired into surgical technologist position with Medical Center of Lewisville prior to September 2009).
    • Eligibility for certification required for Surgical Tech I, and certification must be attained within 180 days of graduation from surgical technology program.
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. Education
      • Graduate of an accredited school of Surgical Technology required. Experience:
        • Documented clinical knowledge and skills related to Surgical Services.
        • Previous experience, as a Surgical Technologist preferred. Special Qualifications:
          • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
          • Ability to work with others to ensure quality patient care.
          • Strong problem solving skills.
          • Continuous focus on excellence in work environment. At Medical City, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a plan just for you. You can enroll in several different medical plans, if eligible, which includes vision and dental. You can even select additional a la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service), flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, participate in our tuition reimbursement/assistance and student loan repayment programs, paid personal leave, identity theft protection discounts; auto, home, and life insurance options, and adoption assistance. About Medical City Lewisville:Medical City Lewisville is focused on providing high-quality care to our community. We are dedicated to providing family-centered care with our experienced, multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, state-of-the-art technology, and compassionate environment. Built in 1976, Medical City Lewisville is a full-service medical and surgical facility offering 24-hour emergency services. We are licensed for 186 patient beds. Excellent customer service and patient safety are our top priorities. We are proud that more than 360 physicians and over 800 healthcare associates have chosen to make Medical City Lewisville their professional home. Our supportive environment, advanced technologies, and innovative medicines allow them to best treat you - our treasured patients - with the highest quality health care in a comfortable and compassionate setting. Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Lewisville , Surgical Technician, Healthcare , Lewisville, Texas

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