HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Surgical Technician Operating Room in Pearland, Texas
Shift, PRN/As Needed
The Surgical Technologist performs a variety of technical duties to assist in preparing and caring for pre-operative patients. The tasks and responsibilities include:
Assembles supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedures.
Prepares sterile instrument table.
Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards.
Maintains aseptic techniques and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.
Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients.
Transports patients to and from surgical suite.
Positions patient according to type of surgery.
Assists the surgical team in surgical procedures which may include passing instruments, sponges and sutures.
Maintains work area.
Gathers equipment for cleaning and sterilization.
Assists in the monitoring of the patient through the procedure.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Job Qualifications include:
Graduate of a formal surgical technologist program or equivalent training.
Certification as a Surgical Technologist required or Surgical Technologist experience prior to 2009 that can be verified.
BLS certification required.
Title: Surgical Technician Operating Room
Location: Texas-Pearland-Pearland Medical Center
Requisition ID: 26516-66838