Women's Services Surgical Technician II

Employer
CHI St. Luke's Health The Vintage Hospital
Location
Willowbrook, Texas
Posted
Oct 05, 2021
Closes
Nov 16, 2021
Ref
2387456402
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full Time
Overview:
St. Luke's HealthThe Vintage Hospital provides high-quality, compassionate care for residents of the Willowbrook, Champions, and Tomball areas of Northwest Houston. With the resources of the St. Lukes Health system, we are able to deliver the most advanced care available to our Northwest Houston community. The Vintage Hospital offers the latest in diagnostic and surgical expertise, including heart care, womens health, and orthopedics.Conveniently located on 290 between Beltway 8 and The Grand Parkway (99), The Vintage is conveniently accessible to the northwest quadrant of the greater Houston Texas area.CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities:
JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSEAssists in patient care and preparation of surgical patients; Performs scrub duties and related procedures;Accountable for ensuring cleaning and maintenance of supplies and equipment for selected specialty.Performs in the advanced roles of preceptor, service specialist and instrument room liaison.ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES1. Assist surgical team in the scrubbing role according CHI St. Joseph's policies and procedures.2. Maintainsterile field.3. Report immediately any breaks in aseptic technique.4. Pass instruments, suture products,medication, and sponge materials to surgeon.5. Assist with retracting of tissue and organs, and suctioningby holding the retracting6. Instrument that has been placed by the surgeon.7. Electrosurgical current maybe applied as directed by the surgeon.8. Perform surgical counts with the RN according to policy andprocedure.9. Proficiently function in the scrub role for all services provided10. Function as a resource forat least one specific service.11. Utilize/open supplies judiciously, offers suggestions, improvements withfocus on quality and cost containment.12. Actively participate in product evaluations.13. Assure appropriate equipment and supplies are available for each procedure:14. Assist RN in updating preference15. Work closely with the instrument room as service specialist/instrument liaison to assure provision of quality.16. Assist in housekeeping duties as directed to insure safe patient environment and an efficient room turnover.17. Assist RN with circulator duties while under direct supervision.18. Work assigned shifts, responding when called upon for additional or emergency service as necessary and on-call according to Perioperative policies.19. Actively participate in providing 2 in-services per year at unit or service level. Inservices are approved by the Manager prior to presentation.20. Attend at least 10 hours of continuing education per year.21. Preceptor for students and new employees. Complete preceptor orientation paperwork within established time frames.22. Actively participate in unit/committee meetings and is an active member of a professional organization.

Qualifications:
Education:High School Diploma/GEDLicensure/Certification:Certified Surgical Technician (CST)BLS Certification Required Minimum Experience:Two (2) years of experience