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Surgical Technician II

Company: St. Joseph Health
Location: Bryan
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

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 diagnostic services. Responsibilities
POSITION 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 - 1.Assist surgical team in the scrubbing role according CHI St. Luke's policies and procedures.
- -2. Maintain sterile 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 suctioning by holding the retracting
- -6. Instrument that has been placed by the surgeon.
- -7. Electrosurgical current may be applied as directed by the surgeon.
- -8. Perform surgical counts with the RN according to policy and procedure.
- -9. Proficiently function in the scrub role for all services provided
- -10. Function as a resource for at least one specific service.
- -11. -Utilize/open supplies judiciously, offers suggestions, improvements with focus 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 preference
- -15. 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. In-services 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. Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Required Education and Licensure:
*High School Diploma/GED
*Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or Certified Surgical First Assistant (CST/CSFA) - required as of September 1, 2010
*American Heart Association BLS Required Experience: *One (1) year of experience

Keywords: St. Joseph Health, Bryan , Surgical Technician II, Professions , Bryan, Texas

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