HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Round Rock Medical Center - Surgery Technician Lead in Round Rock, Texas
POSITION SUMMARY: The Lead Surgical Technologist, under the direct supervision of the Supervisor of Surgery and the direction of the Manager of Surgery, 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.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Required: Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist Program; Recent clinical experience and competency in designated specialties. Demonstrate 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, Urology and Plastics.
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;
- The National Center for Competency Testing or its successor; Another surgical technologist certification program approved by the department AHA BLS at time of hire
Preferred: Certified Surgical Technologist
Title: Round Rock Medical Center - Surgery Technician Lead
Location: Texas-Round Rock-Round Rock Medical Center
Requisition ID: 06240-48453