Certified Surgical Technician – PRN – Main Operating Room

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Position

Req #: 6605
Category: PATIENT CARE SUPPORT
Division: Nursing Services
Employment Type: PRN
Shift: TBD-To be determined
Hours:
Compensation Type: Hourly
Facility: JPS Patient Care Pavilion
Location: 1575 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, TX

Description

Description: The Certified Surgical Technologist PRN 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. Typical Duties:

  1. Performs basic patient care with consideration for age and developmental stage.
  2. Assists with patient care in a way that minimizes the risk of transfer of infection, accidental contamination, and protects the patient from harm.
  3. Assists staff surgeons, residents, medical students, nursing students and surgical technology students with all surgical procedures and instructs on maintaining a sterile field.
  4. Assists in monitoring adequate availability and stocking of supplies and equipment according to the established PAR level.
  5. Participates in the quality improvement process.
  6. Maintains all AORN and JCAHO standards at all times.
  7. Maintains OR suites in a state of readiness.
  8. Picks and assembles all cases for same day and next day. Ensures that all cases have necessary equipment, implants, and special orders.
  9. Communicates to Team Leader regarding delays and add-on cases completed.
  10. Perform other related duties as assigned.

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Qualifications

Qualifications:

    Required Education and Experience:

  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or Technologist in Surgery – Certified ( TS-C), or LVN with specialized training.
  • Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

  • National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) certification or the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) certification.
  • CPR certification.

About

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. Anchored by a 537-bed acute care hospital, the network includes more than 46 community-based clinics, including 20 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 family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,500 people.
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