HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Round Rock Medical Center - Surgery Technician II in Round Rock, Texas

POSITION SUMMARY: Under direct supervision of the Registered Nurse according to standard procedure, the surgical technician assists the surgical team through case preparation, surgical assistance, and after care of operating room patients, equipment and supplies. The technician also participates in unit activities.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assists in delivery of patient care. * Assembles and prepares for procedures.

  • Participates in performance of procedures.

  • Assists with procedure completion.

  • Assists with delivery of age appropriate care to patients. 2.Assists in maintaining a clean, orderly, and safe environment.

  • Insures availability of safe instruments and equipment.

  • Returns equipment and supplies appropriately to contamination to proper storage following completion of procedure.

  • Consistently demonstrates efficiency and timelines during case turnover.

  • Participates in performance improvement (quality assurance).

  • Takes appropriate action to prevent/manage accidents in the area. 3.Participate in unit activities.

  • Participates in budget and inventory control.

  • Updates procedure cards when changes are necessary.

  • Participates in staff and self-development.

  • Performs other duties as delegated.

  • Demonstrates positive customer service skills.

  • Facilitates adhesiveness of Surgical Services. 4. Performs other duties as assigned. ยท Appropriately access secured rooms with locked medication storage containers in order to perform assigned job function, which does not include management if medications.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and Round Rock Medical Center.

Demonstrates effective working knowledge of equipment needed for patient care; participates in budget control by using only those supplies necessary for quality patient care; has direct contact with patient, physicians, and hospital personnel; always maintains confidentiality regarding patient information; accepts shift work and takes call as required by the department; works with patients ranging in life span from infant to geriatric. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or GED certificate. Completion of accredited Surgical Technologist Program and successfully completed certification exam; or a minimum of (6) years of recent experience as a surgical technician or with demonstrated competency in five or more specialties to include General, GYN, Ortho, Neuro and Plastics; good customer relations skills; effective verbal, written, and face-to-face communication skills.

Preferred: None

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES: Required: Current BCLS certification issued by the American Heart Association Surgical Technologists that graduate after September 1, 2009 must hold and maintain a current certification as a Surgical Technologist within 180 days from the date of graduation. The certification must be from: 1. The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting or its successor; 2. The National Center for Competency Testing or its successor; Another surgical technologist certification program approved by the department

Title: Round Rock Medical Center - Surgery Technician II

Location: Texas-Round Rock-Round Rock Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06240-49590