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Req #:12944 Category:ALLIED HEALTH Division:Nursing Services Employment Type:Full Time Shift:Day Hours: Compensation Type:Hourly Facility:John Peter Smith Hospital Location:1500 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, TX
Description: The Certified Surgical Technologist is a member of the surgical team working with physicians, nurses, and other surgical personnel in delivering quality patient care and assuming appropriate responsibilities before, during, and after surgery.
Performs basic patient care with consideration for age and developmental stage.
Assists with patient care in a way that minimizes the risk of transfer of infection, accidental contamination, and protects the patient from harm.
Assists staff surgeons, residents, medical students, nursing students and surgical technology students with all surgical procedures and instructs on maintaining a sterile field.
Assists in monitoring adequate availability and stocking of supplies and equipment according to the established PAR level.
Participates in the quality improvement process.
Handles instruments, supplies and equipment during surgical procedures.
Maintains all AORN and JCAHO standards at all times.
Picks and assembles all cases for same day and next day. Ensures that all cases have necessary equipment, implants, and special orders.
Communicates to Team Leader regarding delays and add-on cases completed.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or Technologist in Surgery Certified ( TS-C), or LVN with specialized training.
National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) certification or the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) certification.
Location Address: 1500 S. Main Street Fort Worth, Texas, 76104 United States
JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network includes an acute care hospital andmore than 40 community-based clinics, including19 school-based clinics. John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County’s first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, its only psychiatric emergency services site and has the largest hospital-based family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,500 people.
Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group. Acclaim has over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network in specialties ranging from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group has been formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial and clinical performance outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.