Surgical Tech II - Labor & Delivery - PRN
Location:
Austin , Texas
Posted:
September 07, 2017
Reference:
06676-49939
POSITION SUMMARY
The 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.

Direct and indirect patient care activities include the following type of functions: clinical, clerical, materials management, and housekeeping. The surgical technologist trains and precepts less experienced surgical tech staff in the preparation of the more complex and difficult cases. They serve as a preceptor for surgical technology students and RN interns in multiples specialties and as a resource person for all specialties. The surgical technologist teaches and directs less experienced surgical staff in room preparation and turnover. The technologist participates in unit activities.
Qualifications:
Education/Experience:
Required:
  • Graduate of an accredited Surgical Technologist program
    OR
  • Hospital conducted on the job training with proof of program content and completion.

    EXPERIENCE :
    Required:
  • A minimum of three (3) years recent experience as a Surgical Technologist with demonstrated competency in multiple inpatient surgical specialties.
    Preferred:
  • Expertise in General, GYN, Orthopedic, Neuro, and CV.


LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS :

Required:
  • Current certification as BLS Healthcare Provider
    Preferrred:
  • Current Certification as a Surgical Technologist (requirement of minimum 3 years recent experience waived if certified)

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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