Certified Surgical Tech - FT Days

Posted On: 2021-10-25 (valid until 2020-03-30) Location(s): Killeen, TX, 76541


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About the job


Surgical Tech -AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address:2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX76549

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extends to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
Work Hours/Shift:

FT / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Ensures operating room is sterile

  • Conducts field preparation and maintenance

  • Conducts instrument counts prior to surgical procedures

  • Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning, and draping patients

  • Provides patients with supportive care during pre-operative phases

  • Collects and labels specimens obtained during surgical procedures

  • Maintains surgical instruments in an organized manner and monitors/tracks instrument counts throughout procedures

  • Assists team with safe and appropriate operating room turnover times in an efficient and organized manner

  • Performs other duties as assigned

What You Will Need:
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the health care industry

  • Up-to-date knowledge of surgical instruments and supplies in order to be able to hand surgeons the correct tools during surgeries

  • Up-to-date knowledge of regulatory requirements and local, state, and national laws

  • Ability to understand and process surgeon dictated instructions and directions

  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

  • Two years of technical experience preferred

  • Associates Degree or Technical certificate/diploma in a related field preferred

  • BLS certification required

  • CST or CSFA from NBSTSA or Tech in Surgery Certified, (NCCT), TS-C (NCCT), Accredited by NCCA

  • If LPN, must have current, valid State license as Licensed Professional Nurse

  • Two years of technical experience

Job Summary:

Assists surgeons by preparing operating rooms and appropriately arranging surgical equipment and supplies

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.