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Surgical Tech II

Company: CHI St Joseph Health
Location: Bryan
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewCHI St. Joseph Health - College Station/Bryan TX Since 1936 CHI St. Joseph Health has been caring for the communities in Bryan, College Station, Brenham, Hearne, Navasota, Caldwell, Madisonville, and Bellville. With the area's only Level II Trauma Center, the first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center, and the first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley; CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest provider of cardiovascular care in the region. As an integrated healthcare system, CHI St. Joseph Health includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers including primary care physicians, specialists and advanced practice clinicians. The network includes more than 20 ambulatory clinics featuring primary care, a freestanding Emergency Room, Express Clinics, and imaging and diagnostic services.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.#surgtech21ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary:Assists 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.Position Responsibilities:Assist surgical team in the scrubbing role according CHI St. Luke's policies and procedures.Maintain sterile field.Report immediately any breaks in aseptic technique.Pass instruments, suture products, medication, and sponge materials to surgeon.Assist with retracting of tissue and organs, and suctioning by holding the retractingInstrument that has been placed by the surgeon.Electrosurgical current may be applied as directed by the surgeon.Perform surgical counts with the RN according to policy and procedure.Proficiently function in the scrub role for all services providedFunction as a resource for at least one specific service.Utilize/open supplies judiciously, offers suggestions, improvements with focus on quality and cost containment.Actively participate in product evaluations.Assure appropriate equipment and supplies are available for each procedure:Assist RN in updating preferenceWork closely with the instrument room as service specialist/instrument liaison to assure provision of quality.Assist in housekeeping duties as directed to insure safe patient environment and an efficient room turnover.Assist RN with circulator duties while under direct supervision.Work assigned shifts, responding when called upon for additional or emergency service as necessary and on-call according to Perioperative policies.Actively participate in providing 2 in-services per year at unit or service level. In-services are approved by the Manager prior to presentation.Attend at least 10 hours of continuing education per year.Preceptor for students and new employees. Complete preceptor orientation paperwork within established time frames.Actively participate in unit/committee meetings and is an active member of a professional organization.QualificationsEducation:High School Diploma/GEDLicensure/Certification:Certified Surgical Technician (CST)BLS Certification RequiredMinimum Experience:Two (2) years of experienceSurg TechSurgical TechSurg TechnologistOR TechOperating RoomORCVCSTCertified Surgical TechCertified Surgical Technologist

Keywords: CHI St Joseph Health, Bryan , Surgical Tech II, Healthcare , Bryan, Texas

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