HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Surgery Technician Lead in Austin, Texas

*POSITION SUMMARY: *The lead surgical technologist, under the direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisor and the direction of the Nurse Manager, accepts overall responsibility for a designated surgical area of specialty. The lead tech is responsible for assuring all equipment and instruments are operational. Ensures adequacy and organization of equipment, supplies and instruments. Knowledgeable regarding service specific equipment and instruments which are out for repair or need replacement. The Lead Surgical Technologist is responsible for training other staff in their surgical specialty. Serves as a role model to other staff by demonstrating positive guest relations, effective communication skills, excellent work ethics, and superior leadership skills. The lead surgical technologist functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse and Physician to facilitate the safe and effective completion of invasive surgical procedures.

The surgical technologist possesses knowledge of aseptic technique, human anatomy, surgical procedures, and current technology used to facilitate a physician’s performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. The lead surgical technologist serves as preceptor for less experienced surgical tech staff in the preparation of the more complex and difficult cases. The surgical technologist teaches and directs less experienced surgical staff in room preparation and turnover. Serves as a preceptor for surgical technology students and RN interns in multiples specialties. The technologist participates in unit activities.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Required: * Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist program OR * Hospital conducted on the job training with proof of program content and completion. EXPERIENCE: Required: * Recent clinical experience and competency in designated specialties. * Demonstrates high competency in designated specialty area/s. * Ability to serve as resource to RN’s and Surgical Techs in area of specialty Preferred: * A minimum of four (4) years_recent_experience as a Surgical Technologist with demonstrated competency in multiple inpatient surgical specialties. * Experience in General, GYN, Orthopedic, Neuro, Urology, and CV. LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS: Required: * Current certification as BLS Healthcare Provider Preferred: * Certified Surgical Technologist

Title: Surgery Technician Lead

Location: Texas-Austin-St. David%27s Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06676-47383