Surgical Technician II
Company: CHI St Joseph Health
Posted on: August 3, 2022
CHI 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
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. - - - -
Required Education:High School Diploma/GED -Required
Licensure/Certification:Certified Surgical Technician (CST)American
Heart Association BLS Certification -Minimum Experience:Two (2)
years of experience -Surg TechSurgical TechSurg TechnologistOR
TechOperating RoomORCVCSTCertified Surgical TechCertified Surgical
Technologist - - - - -
Keywords: CHI St Joseph Health, Bryan , Surgical Technician II, Professions , Bryan, Texas
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